Metaphor Counseling and Students Responsibility on 6-7 Years Old

Riana Mashar (1*), Juntika Nurihsan (2),

(1) Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia
(2) Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author


The research aimed to figure out the effect of metaphor counseling in STAR KIDS (Story Teach Responsibility for Kids) module toward the responsibility of 6-7 year-old students of the first grade of elementary school. The research used untreated control group design by providing pretest and posttest sample design. The research subject consisted of 21 students as the experiment group and 26 students as control group. The responsibility data collection was performed by using observation guideline checklist, which was quantified in interval scale. The children’s intelligences were measured by SPM Raven scale. The STAR KIDS treatment was given in 15 meetings. The results of the pretest and posttest were analyzed by using Anacova analysis technique through SPSS 17 for Windows. The research result showed that (1) students of experiment group who received STAR KIDS metaphor counseling showed higher responsibility increase rather than students of control group who did not receive the treatment, (2) The intelligence of the students did not show the effect on the effectiveness of counseling metaphor.


metaphor counseling; child responsibility; intelligent


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Riana Mashar
Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia

Juntika Nurihsan
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

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