Interactive multimedia: Enhacing students’ cognitive learning and creative thinking skill in Arthropod material

Authors

  • Ubung Darmawan Biology Education Study Program, University of Kuningan, Jl. Pramuka No. 67, West Java 45512
  • Sri Redjeki Biology Education Study Program, University of Kuningan, Jl. Pramuka No. 67, West Java 45512 http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7301-8744
  • W. Widhorini Biology Education Study Program, University of Kuningan, Jl. Pramuka No. 67, West Java 45512

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22219/jpbi.v6i2.11370

Keywords:

Arthropod, cognitive learning, creative thingking skill, interactive multimedia

Abstract

Interactive multimedia based on Adobe Director, as a learning medium, is important in optimizing students’ learning outcomes. This study aimed to develop interactive multimedia in Arthropod topic as a learning media based on Adobe Director in optimizing students’ cognitive learning outcomes as well as their creative thinking skills. This Research and Development (R & D) adopted Lee and Owens model. The validity of the media developed was assessed by material and media experts. The product trial was done by involving ten of X graders. The students' cognitive learning outcomes and creative thinking skills were measured using pretest and posttest. The data obtained were then analyzed using N-gain calculation. The results showed that the interactive multimedia based on Adobe Director was categorized as feasible (based on material expert) and very feasible (based on media expert). The N-gain scores of cognitive learning outcomes of C1, C2, C3, C4 were 0.70, 0.75, 0.71, and 0.56 respectively. Moreover, the N-gain scores of creative thinking skills were 0.55 (widening), 0.43 (connecting), and 0.73 (reorganizing). It can be concluded that the interactive multimedia based on Adobe Director developed is feasible and able to improve cognitive learning outcomes and students' creative thinking skills.

Author Biographies

Ubung Darmawan, Biology Education Study Program, University of Kuningan, Jl. Pramuka No. 67, West Java 45512

Sri Redjeki, Biology Education Study Program, University of Kuningan, Jl. Pramuka No. 67, West Java 45512

W. Widhorini, Biology Education Study Program, University of Kuningan, Jl. Pramuka No. 67, West Java 45512

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2020-07-21

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