Proceedings of the 2nd Multidisciplinary International Conference, MIC 2022, 12 November 2022, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Improving Kindergarten Students’ Empathy Using Role-Play Technique at Raudlatul Athfal (RA) in Genuk, Semarang City

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.12-11-2022.2327397,
        author={H.  Muslam},
        title={Improving Kindergarten Students’ Empathy Using          Role-Play Technique at Raudlatul Athfal (RA) in Genuk, Semarang City},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd Multidisciplinary International Conference, MIC 2022, 12 November 2022, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={MIC},
        year={2023},
        month={2},
        keywords={student’s empathy; role-playing technique},
        doi={10.4108/eai.12-11-2022.2327397}
    }
    
  • H. Muslam
    Year: 2023
    Improving Kindergarten Students’ Empathy Using Role-Play Technique at Raudlatul Athfal (RA) in Genuk, Semarang City
    MIC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.12-11-2022.2327397
H. Muslam1,*
  • 1: Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: muslam@walisongo.ac.id

Abstract

The study aims to explore whether the role-playing technique can improve Raudlatul Atfal (RA; kindergarten) students’ empathy. The study employed a classroom action research design. The study involved 21 RA students from kindergarten in Genuk District, Semarang city. The students’ average score of empathy before the implementation of the role-playing technique (pre-cycle) is 66.19 (low category), while their average score after the implementation of the role-playing technique (cycle I and cycle II) were respectively 76.09 (medium category) and 83.38 (high category). The subjects gained an increased score across three examination stages. This study reported that role-playing technique could increase Genuk Semarang Raudhlatul Athfal (kindergarten) students’ empathy.