Upaya Guru Pendidikan Agama Islam dalam Membiasakan Salat Berjamaah dan Pengaruhnya Terhadap Kepribadian Peserta Didik pada SMP Negeri 2 Liliriaja Kabupaten Soppeng


The purpose of this study was to analyze and describe: (1) Various efforts made by Islamic education teachers to habituation students to prayer in congregation at SMP Negeri 2 Liliriaja; (2) the implications of prayer in congregation for the personality of students at SMP Negeri 2 Liliriaja; and (3) the supporting and inhibiting factors faced by Islamic education teachers in habituating students to prayer in congregation at SMP Negeri 2 Liliriaja. The type of research used is qualitative. The use of this type of research is because data analysis does not require statistical measurements. The data is focused on the perceptions and experiences of Islamic education teachers in SMP Negeri 2 Liliriaja as informants. Data is described as is without engineering from the researcher. The data analysis technique is descriptive with three stages that are related to each other, namely data reduction, data display and conclusion drawing. The results of the study showed that the efforts of Islamic Education teachers to habituate students for prayer in congregation were through exemplary education, habituation education, education with advice, education with demonstration, and education with practice. Praying in congregation influences the personality building of students at SMP Negeri 2 Liliriaja. This is evident from students who diligently perform prayers in congregation in schools' musallah, have good behavior, speak softly, and behave politely, both to the teacher and to fellow students. Supporting factors in habituating students with congregational prayer are the availability of worship facilities such as ablution places and musallah at school. The inhibiting factor is that some students are less aware of the importance of prayer and some parents pay less attention to their children regarding the importance of prayer.