The Development of VIKOMAFA as Android-Based Disaster Learning Media for PGSD Students of Universitas Peradaban Indonesia
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 262-277
AbstractThis study aims to reveal the development of Android-based video and comic application (VIKOMAFA) as a disaster learning media to improve the understanding of natural disaster preparedness for the students of the Department of Primary School Teacher Training Education (PGSD) at Universitas Peradaban and to discover the effectiveness of VIKOMAFA as the Android-based video and comic application to improve the understanding of natural disaster preparedness for the PGSD students of Universitas Peradaban. This study offers some benefits, including 1) academics benefit: to contribute to knowledge development for public education; and 2) practical benefit: to deepen the comprehension of moral development in upholding the environmental ethics through the fundamental anticipation in dealing with disaster risk prevention. This research adopted a Research and Development (RnD) model by developing VIKOMAFA application as an Android-based video and comic learning media to improve the understanding of natural disaster preparedness for the sixth-term PGSD students of Universitas Peradaban that received Social Science lecture. The study was conducted at the even term in the academic period of 2018/19, precisely from February to August 2019. It featured a Research and Development method. The utilization of VIKOMAFA as the learning source of disaster education is confirmed effective to foster the understanding of disaster preparedness of PGSD students and the understanding of disaster preparedness for the PGSD students of Universitas Peradaban Indonesia.
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