Authors: Yohanes Harsoyo1 & Laurentius Saptono2 & Hieronymus Purwanta2
1Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia
2Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia
2Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia
Abstract: This study was designed based on quantitative research methods. The population in this study were students of economic education in Yogyakarta. The sample size of this reseaarch were 197 students. The sampling technique is stratified sampling. Instruments of the research data collection were tests and questionnaires. Data analysis technique is done by descriptive statistic and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA). The results of this reseach show that (1) student teachers in the province experienced economic difficulties at the level (application) or levels apply the knowledge and in general have difficulty on several material literacy economy; (2) there are difference of economic literacy levels of economics teacher candidate in terms of background majoring/ specialization in the field of science while studying at the previous education level, the level of semester, economic mathematical competency, and there are no difference of economic literacy levels of economics teacher candidate in terms of student residence and in terms of gender.
Keywords: Economics Teacher Candidate, Economic Literacy, The Knowledge Level
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