Pemanfaatan Media Sosial WhatsApp sebagai Media Pembelajaran Kelas VI A dan B di MI Miftahul Huda Jatisari Krenceng Kepung Kediri Tahun Pelajaran 2020/2021

  • Taqlisul Muttaqin Institut Agama Islam Faqih Asy'ari Kediri, Indonesia
  • Khoiruzzaim Kurniawan Institut Agama Islam Faqih Asy'ari Kediri, Indonesia
Keywords: learning media, whatsApp, social media

Abstract

WhatsApp is an online media that is widely used by students and lecturers. WhatsApp application can provide convenience in interacting and communicating. Through this application can add more friends, making it easier for users to get to know each other and as a media to support learning activities. This research aims to determine the use of WhatsApp as a medium of communication between lecturers and students in supporting learning activities. The research method used is quantitative research. The data source is 41 students from MI Miftahul Huda Jatisari Krenceng Kepung Kediri. This research is a survey, through the Google form media. The results revealed that students feel that what makes it easier to communicate and support learning activities compared to other online media was obtained by 18 people (43.40%) choosing statements often, and as many as 12 people (30.20%) stated always. It can be interpreted that most of the students (73.60%) felt that it was easier for them to communicate and support learning activities compared to other online media. Furthermore, more than 70% of students stated that the application of WhatsApp had a positive impact on their learning activities and supported the improvement of their communication with lecturers. So, WhatsApp is one of the media that has benefits including facilitating communication and supporting learning activities. The ease in using WhatsApp makes students feel helped by this application and becomes one of the important and preferred means of communication for students

Published
2021-03-27
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