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The Enhancement of Attractiveness and Effectiveness of History Learning Using Local History Interactive Teaching Material

1Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia


American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, Vol. 6 No. 11, 1531-1538
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-11-11
Copyright © 2018 Science and Education Publishing

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Siti Ma’unah, Nurul Umamah, Sumardi, Riza Afita Surya. The Enhancement of Attractiveness and Effectiveness of History Learning Using Local History Interactive Teaching Material. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(11):1531-1538. doi: 10.12691/education-6-11-11.

Correspondence to: Riza  Afita Surya, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia. Email: uunfkipsejarah@gmail.com

Abstract

Learning package used in history learning has not been exposing the content of students’ surroundings or only describes national events. Learning package which only involves historical events in national light obtains high level abstraction., thus students considered history as monotonous. In addition learning package visual appearance is dominated by text pulls students feel hesitated to study. These findings based on questionnaire results of students which indicated that 79,64% have not received local history learning. Furthermore, quetionnaire results given to teachers indicated that 80% of them have not engaged local resources. This study focuses to generate valid interactive learning package of local history, attractive and effective to be utilized in history learning. This study happens to be development research engaging ADDIE model. Research subjects were 96 students of XI grade Sekolah Menengah Kejuruan in Kabupaten Jember. Instrument used were questionnaire, test, interview, observation, and documentation using qualitative and quantitative analysis. Research results show that (1) interactive learning package of local history used within history learning, content expert validation 96,74% (very suitable), language expert validation 80 % (very suitable), design expert validation 86,66% (very suitable), (2) Interactive learning package of local history has been tested its attractiveness, during small group trial show that learning package of local history is considered attractive by 69,382%, relating field trial show that local history learning package by 76,7% ,upon implementation using T test indicated significance level of 0,00, it means there is a significance between pre test and post test. Hence, learning package of local history is considered attractive and effective to be utilized in history learning.

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