Tarbiyah Faculty, at Ar-Raniry Islamic University (UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh), provides eight departments which are classified base on their specific studies and programs, namely; exact program and non exact program. Exact program consists of four departments. They are TFS (Physics Department), TBL (Biology Department), TKM (Chemistry Department), and TMA (Mathematics Department). Non-exact program also has four departments, namely; TPA (Islamic Department), TBA (Arabic Department), TKI (Islamic civilization Department), and TEN (English Department). In this research the writer took two departments that are Biology and Physics department.
Biology Department where the research was applied is known by the name of Tadris Biology (TBL). As it is named, this Department specializes in teaching science of nature focusing on plants and animals, this department prepares its graduates to be Biology teachers at schools or professional lecturer in universities. There are 20 lecturers who teach in this department, including some permanent lecturers and assistants. Most of them were graduated from reputable universities either national or international university.
Meanwhile Physics department is known by the name of Tadris Physic (TFS). As it was named, this department specializes in teaching Physics. This department prepares its graduates to be Physics teachers at schools or professional lecturers in universities. There were 25 lecturers who taught in this department, including some permanent lecturers and assistants. Most of them were graduated from reputable universities either national or international university.