American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online)

Digital Media Based on Macromedia Flash to Increase the Historical Learning Interest of Senior High School Students
Agi Ma’ruf Wijaya, Nunuk Suryani, Sudianto

Abstract
The utilization of digital media based on Macromedia flash in historical learning is important to apply in increasing the interest and achievement of high school students. Based on the results of research that has been done, it is still quite minimal in the utilization of instructional media, especially on historical subjects. Based on this, it is necessary to develop a learning media that can increase the interest and achievement of high school students in learning history. The method used is a quasi-experiment with one controlled class and one experimental class. Samples taken are the students of class XI in SMA Negeri 1 Tanggul, Kabupaten Jember. This study examined the interest effectiveness in learning, with the following results; The post-test average of the experimental class was 102.55 and the mean of the control class post-test was 98.96, whereas the T-test obtained the value of 4,008 with the significance level of 0,000 <0.025. Based on the result of the statistical test of learning achievement efficacy, the mean of post-test of experiment class is 72,75 and post test of control class equal to 68,16. As for the T test obtained value of 2.324 with a significance level of 0.024 smaller than 0.005 (0.024<0.025).

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