Fun Learning History: Explore the History of Water Sites Based on Android

Wahyu Djoko Sulistyo, Moch Nurfahrul Lukmanul Khakim, Najib Jauhari, Rena Dwita Anggraeni


Technological progress is a challenge for learning history in the present era. The development of student learning patterns is in accordance with the times. The latest learning models are designed according to needs. In learning history the use of local historical sources is of concern and importance. Apart from this, the study of local history is a source of character values. The attractive packaging of the local history learning design is the focus of this research. Namely by packaging local history in a fun learning design in an Android application package. Local historical sites that are utilized are Dampul spring which is located in Besta Village, Tulungrejo Village, Bumiaji District, Batu City. The use of Dampul springs varies from melasti for Hindus to consumption by residents of Besta & Village and Tulungrejo Villages. Social and cultural values and history are the potential of this water site so that it can be used as a source of learning. The method in this research includes qualitative and qualitative methods with direct field reviews, simulations and filling out questionnaires. In this activity, observations and interviews were carried out with managers and the supporting community. Historical methods are also used to reveal the historical narrative of this site. Furthermore, the syntax of learning game learning based on android is compiled by utilizing this site. Field data from this learning simulation generally includes 4 criteria, namely application view, content of the material, fun learning and learning objectives achieved, showing 77% achievement. This achievement shows that the learning design is effective


spring water, fun learning history, android

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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