Optimalisasi Kelompok Kerja Guru Agama Katolik SD Untuk Meningkatkan Profesionalisme Guru Di Kabupaten Kediri.

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Sumartoyo, S810809123. Optimalisasi Kelompok Kerja Guru Agama Katolik SD Untuk Meningkatkan Profesionalisme Guru Di Kabupaten Kediri. Pembimbing I: Prof. Dr. Mulyoto, M. Pd. Pembimbing II: Prof. Dr. Sri Jutmini, M.Pd. Tesis. Program Studi Teknologi Pendidikan, Program Pascasarjana Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta 2010.

Tujuan penelitian ini adalah: (1) untuk mengetahui sejauh mana pelaksanaan kelompok kerja guru agama katolik di Kabupaten Kediri, (2) untuk mengetahui peningkatan kinerja profesionalisme guru agama katolik di Kabupaten Kediri, terkait dengan optimalisasi KKGAK, (3) untuk mengetahui hambatan-hambatan yang ada dalam pelaksanaan optimalisasi kelompok kerja guru agama katolik di Kabupaten Kediri.

Penelitian ini menggunakaan metode deskriptif kualitatif. Subyek penelitian ini adalah kelompok kerja guru agama katolik di kabupaten Kediri. Sumber data didapat dari peristiwa, informan, dokumen. Teknik pengumpulan data dilakukan dengan pengamatan berpartisipsi, wawancara mendalam dan analisis dokumen. Pengambilan sampel menggunakan purposive sampling dan teknik cuplikan. Pemeriksaan keabsahan data menggunakan perpanjangan keikutsertaan, ketekunan/keajegan pengamatan, trianggulasi, dan pemeriksaan teman sejawat. Hasil penelitian dianalisis menggunakan teknik analisis interaktif (1) reduksi data, (2) sajian data, (3) penarikan simpulan/verifikasi.

Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa: (1) Pelaksanaan optimalisasi kelompok kerja guru agama katolik sudah berjalan sesuai dengan perencanaan. Menajemen, kinerja pengurus dan pelaksanaan kegiatan berjalan dengan baik.(2) Optimalisasi kelompok kerja guru agama katolik mempunyai beberapa keuntungan: meningkatkan kompetensi (a) pedagogis, kepribadian, sosial, dan profesional, (b) meningkatkan rasa tanggung jawab, kemandirian mengambil keputusan, mahir dan trampil dalam mengerjakan pekerjaannya, (c) mengutamakan pengabdian kepada kemanusiaan, (d) memiliki kode etik dalam menjalankan pekerjaannya. (3) Hambatan dalam melaksanakan optimalisasi kelompok kerja guru agama katolik di Kabupaten Kediri, (a) jarak tempuh peserta KKGAK yang jauh, (b) sarana prasarana yang kurang memadai, (c) guru pemandu belum sepenuhnya menguasai materi yang diharapkan oleh peserta, (d) Lesson study belum optimal.

Saran penelitian (1) Manajemen dan pelaksanaan kegiatan optimalisasi KKGAK di Kabupaten Kediri perlu ditingkatkan lagi (2) Penyampaian materi oleh pemandu harus benar-benar memiliki kemampuan dalam bidangnya sehingga dapat semakin meningkatkan profesionalisme guru, (3) Sarana dan prasaran perlu untuk dilengkapi dan ditingkatkan guna meningkatkan pelaksanaan kegiatan.

Kata kunci : Optimalisasi Kelompok Kerja Guru Agama,Profesionalisme guru

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Sumartoyo, S810809123. The Optimization of Working Group of Catholic Religion Education Teachers of Primary Schools to Improve the Professionalism of Teachers in Kediri Regency. Principal Advisor: Prof. Dr. Mulyoto, M. Pd. Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Sri Jutmini, M.Pd. Thesis: The Graduate Program in Educational Technology, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta 2010.

The objectives of the research are to investigate: (1) the implementation of the working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency is; (2) the improvement of professionalism performance of the Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency in relation with the optimization of working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency; and (3) the constraints encountered in the implementation of the implementation of working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency.
The research used a descriptive qualitative research method. The subject of the research was the working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency. The samples of the research were taken by using a purposive sampling technique. The sources of the data were events, informants, and documents. They were gathered through participatory observation, in-depth interview, and content analysis. The data were validated through lengthened participation, assiduous observation, triangulation, and peer discussion. The data were then analyzed by using an interactive technique of analysis consisting of three components, namely: data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing or verification.
The results of the research show that: 1) The implementation of the working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency has been in compliance with the plan. The management, the performance of its management, and the implementation of its activities have taken place smoothly. 2) The optimization of the working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency has some advantages, namely: (a) it improves their competencies in terms of pedagogy, personality, and professionalism; (b) it improves their responsibility, autonomy in decision-making, and their skills in executing their work; (c) it drives them to prioritize their services to humanity; and (d) it equips them with ethics in conducting their work. 3) The constraints encountered in the implementation of the working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency are as follows: (a) they reside far away from the activity location; (b) the prevailing facilities and infrastructures are less adequate; (c) the instructors of the working group have not thoroughly mastered the instructional materials as expected by the participants of the working group; and (d) the lesson plan has not been optimal.
Based on the results of the research, some recommendations are proposed as follows: (1) the management and implementation of the working group of Catholic Religion Education teachers in Kediri regency should much more be improved; (2) the instructors who deliver the materials should bear good abilities in their own fields so as to improve the professionalism of the teachers; and (3) the facilities and infrastructures should be updated and completed in order to improve the implementation of the activities of the working group.

Keywords: The Optimization of Working Group of Catholic Religion,Profesionalism of teachers