Keywords: Application, Social Competence, Learning Process
In the context of implementing social competence, one of the efforts is to create a comfortable and conducive learning atmosphere in the classroom. Social competence is the ability of a teacher to communicate and interact effectively with students in the learning process in the classroom. This study reveals how the application of classroom teacher social competence in the learning process at SD Negeri 71 Banda Aceh. This study aims to describe the application of classroom teacher social competence in the learning process at SD Negeri 71 Banda Aceh.
The approach taken is qualitative with descriptive research type. The subjects in this study were 6 class teachers, 1 principal and 6 students. Data was collected by using observation and interview techniques. All data collected is processed by data analysis stages, namely data reduction, data presentation and conclusion drawing.
From the results of observations and interviews, there are problems with the 5 indicators of social competence, the six class teachers seem to have implemented several indicators of social competence and there are 2 indicators that are not visible and applied by teachers in the learning process, namely the indicators of communicating orally, in writing, and The indication is that there are teachers who do not use various methods and do not apply sign language in the learning process. As well as the indicators of using communication and information technology functionally, it can be seen that there are some teachers who do not use technology, in the use of technology, the lack of application of the teacher still relies on textbooks and does not use focus to support the learning process. In interacting with other teachers it was good enough but there was one teacher who did not apply it so that communication was not good.
The conclusions of this study indicate that the six class teachers of SD Negeri 71
Banda Aceh has implemented social competence in the learning process quite well. Therefore, teachers who have been seen in implementing social competence can maintain this.