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IJEEEE 2014 Vol.4(5): 351-360 ISSN: 2010-3654
DOI: 10.7763/IJEEEE.2014.V4.350

Primary School e-Learning Development as a Social Study Learning Model in the 5th Grade Primary School

Abstract— The development of information technology has a potential to support the learning process revolution; in this matter, a development research has been carried out to develop e-learning in social studies learning model. The research problems are formulated as follows: 1) How is the development of e-learning as a social studies learning model in the fifth grade elementary school? 2) How are the students’ grading results in social studies using e-learning model?, and 3) What are the students' responses towards e–learning model? This research is a development reseach design including three stages: (1) the preliminary study phase, (2) the drafting stage of the product and (3) the development and evaluation stages. The researcher must test the validity of the learning using expert validation sheet instruments and limited testing using observation sheets, interview guides, questionnaires and documentation as the main instruments. Data analysis is collected using descriptive analysis techniques. This study has succeeded in developing an e-learning model in social studies in the fifth grade; for limited stage trials, the e-learning model has proved to be more effective and produced higher grading results than the conventional model. E-learning is able to generate a high attractiveness and high learning motivation for the students. Learning is more fun so that students learn more optimally and effectively.

Index Terms— E-learning, Moodle, social studies learning, research and development, the development of a model.

Slameto is with Primary Teacher Education, Satya Wacana Christian University, Salatiga, Indonesia (Tel.: +62298-324701, +6281325107010; email: slameto_uksw@yahoo.com).

Cite: Slameto, " Primary School e-Learning Development as a Social Study Learning Model in the 5th Grade Primary School," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 351-360, 2014.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3654 (Online)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. e-Educ. e-Bus. e-Manag. e-Learn.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Lau
Abstracting/ Indexing: EBSCO, Google Scholar, Electronic Journals Library, QUALIS, ProQuest, EI (INSPEC, IET)
E-mail: ijeeee@iap.org
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