Education of Determinants of Hyperthyroidism in Women of Reproductive Age Based on Authentic Assessment Model
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Several areas in Indonesia were stated as endemic area of iodine deficiency, and women of reproductive age have higher risk to suffering the diseases related thyroid disorder. So it was important to arrange education to improve their knowledge about determinants of thyroid disorder especially hyperthyroidism in women of reproductive age as audience. Traditional learning model frequently caused misleading perception in audience that supposed the learning topics was difficult, complicated, and boring, it results unsatisfactory knowledge improvement for the audience. This research developed a more active, recreative, and enjoyable learning model by using environmental approach around audience. The authentic assessment approach was initiated by developing the aims of learning process called standards, authentic assessment and scoring criteria called rubrics at each course. This research followed by 115 subjects at Sub-District Prambanan, Sleman, Yogyakarta. More spesific standard was developed. Task development arranged by researcher for five times lecture such as task to discuss, brainstorming and searching information based on several media. Learning strategy was develop consist of 5 strategies such as the power of two, i am a teacher, broken text, index card match and quiz team. Learning topics coverage of determinants of hyperthyroidism were geographic factors, socio-demographic factors, nutrient intake, anthropometry status, and biochemical marker related hyperthyroidism. Evaluation of learning effectiveness by assessing pretest-posttest comparison. There was a significant difference between pretest and posttest score (p=0,038). The authentic assessment model that implemented as the model of education of determinants of hyperthyroidism could be improve the knowledge in women of reproductive age.