A Content Analysis of Sports Summer Camp Curriculum for Elementary School Students by the Perspective of Multiple Intelligence Theory

  • Muchamad Arif Al Ardha National Dong Hwa University
  • Chung Bing Yang National Dong Hwa Universty
  • Wei Jhe Lin National Dong Hwa Universty
  • Nurhasan Nurhasan Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Setiyo Hartoto National Dong Hwa Universty
  • Nanik Indahwati Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Dwi Cahyo Kartiko Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Heryanto Nur Muhammad Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Fifukha Dwi Khory Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Kolektus Oky Ristanto Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Ainun Zulfikar Rizki Universitas Negeri Surabaya
Keywords: Multiple Intelligence, Curriculum Development, Summer Camp, Physical Education, Physical Activity


Sedentary behavior and obesity are becoming international concerns. Children spent less time in physical activity and sports due to several reasons. Changing children’s behavior should involve a holistic approach. Furthermore, multiple intelligence could contribute to promoting active children's behavior. This study aimed to evaluate the content of the sports summer camp curriculum which was developed by multiple intelligence theory. Moreover, the effect on children's behavior was observed in the implementation of the curriculum. This research was conducted by a qualitative-quantitative combination research design (mixed method). There were 82 elementary school students (age 9.70 ± 1.18 years old) who participated as a research sample with the approval of their parents. As a result, there were eight intelligence profiles that were implemented into this curriculum. The intelligence was bodily-kinesthetic, linguistic, logical-mathematical, musical, visual-spatial, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist. Furthermore, based on their multiple intelligence profile, bodily-kinesthetic performed excellently in every activity. In addition, there is no significant difference in students’ involvement among multiple intelligence groups during the summer camp (Sig. >0.05). In conclusion, each intelligence was involved in the activity. Furthermore, each multiple intelligence group could involve in every activity.


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How to Cite
Al Ardha, M. A., Yang, C. B., Lin , W. J., Nurhasan, N., Hartoto , S., Indahwati , N., Kartiko , D. C., Muhammad , H. N., Khory , F. D., Ristanto , K. O., & Rizki, A. Z. (2022). A Content Analysis of Sports Summer Camp Curriculum for Elementary School Students by the Perspective of Multiple Intelligence Theory. Studies in Philosophy of Science and Education, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.46627/sipose.v3i1.158