Volume 9 Issue 2 (2020)

Active Students in Religious Activities Have High Learning Achievements

pp. 92-100  |  Published Online: December 2020  |  DOI: 10.22521/unibulletin.2020.92.2

Haidah Karani and Ali Taufik

Abstract

The background of this research is the observation of students’ academic development and above average achievement scores. The author based the research on academic activities undertaken in the spiritual field as a researcher of Islam, and hopes that similar research could be conducted according to other religions such as Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism, etc. The purpose of this study was to scientifically review the activities of students who are actively involved in Islamic religious activities, and how on average they attain above average grades in their academic performance. The method applied in this research was that of a descriptive qualitative case study model, as the author considers this to be a particularly interesting topic of research. The study included 10 students as participants and informants, and the study period lasted for a total of 14 weeks. The results of the study are considered by the author to be significant, as the participant students’ religious activities were found to have influenced their academic learning achievement. From this analysis, the author identified five important indicators to explain these findings.

Keywords: Student, education, achievements, religious activities

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