Developing effective educational multimedia software for students of elementary school

Pramono, Y.G. Harto (2009) Developing effective educational multimedia software for students of elementary school. Widya Dharma Jurnal Kependidikan. pp. 163-187. ISSN 0853-0920

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This paper describes an ongoing project to develop educational multimedia softwarefor students of Elementary School. The aim of the development is to produce attractive and pedagogically ffictive multimedia sofl'ware that can enhance Year I students' motivation in learningEnglish andimprove their English leaming outcome. To produce such sofiiuare, three dffirent levels of multimedia concept (i.e., the technical level, semiotic level, and sensoric level) had been addressed. Tb gain an optimal product, a series ofevaluations was conducted phase by phase. Afier each phase of the evaluations was done, the product was revised by addressing the results of the evaluation. In addition, a quasi�experimental study was conducted to see whether the soffiuare can promote the students'motivation in learning English and whether the soffi,vare is effective to imprave tlte students'learning outcome. The result of the study indicated that the motivation of the experimental group comprising 80 students increased significantly and based on the t-test their learning outcowte also improved s ignific antly c ompared t o the control group. The s e results show that the developed multimedia sofl'vuare is pedagogically quite effective to support Year I students of elementary school learning English.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: English Education
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > English Education Study Program
Depositing User: Vincentius Widya Iswara
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2023 01:17
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2023 01:17

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