Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Science and Technology in Elementary Education, ICSTEE 2019, 14 September, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Research Article

Digital Books For Educational Communication

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290043,
        author={Farida  Febriati and Citra Rosalyn Anwar and Apriliyani afilyah Saba},
        title={Digital Books For Educational Communication},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Science and Technology in Elementary Education, ICSTEE 2019, 14 September, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSTEE},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={coomunication digital books students education technology},
        doi={10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290043}
    }
    
  • Farida Febriati
    Citra Rosalyn Anwar
    Apriliyani afilyah Saba
    Year: 2019
    Digital Books For Educational Communication
    ICSTEE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290043
Farida Febriati1,*, Citra Rosalyn Anwar1, Apriliyani afilyah Saba1
  • 1: Teknologi Pendidikan, Universitas Negeri Makassar. Makassar, Indonesia
*Contact email: Ida.febriati@gmail.com

Abstract

The technology that moving so fast, forces every dimension of life to move quickly too, including in education process. The need for teaching materials as part of the teaching-learning process, which so far still refers to textbooks no longer attracts the attention of students. Even though there are online journals or websites, unverified articles are still the choice for students, because that showing fast in Search Engine. These conditions require creativity for lecturers. Communication of Education is one of the basic subjects of students to learn, but it has limitations face to face class because there are a lot materi. This article is a qualitative descriptive study, the main data source was obtained through in-depth interviews with several students based on Purposive techniques, questionnaires and direct observation in Communication Education class during the teaching and learning process. The results of the study showed the enthusiasm of students in using flipbook-based digital books as teaching materials for Communication Education courses. This is a new thing in the Educational Technology Study Program, students consider this flipbook-based digital book offers more convenience than ordinary textbooks, such as being easier to carry, there are tutorial videos, colorful sheets, images can be zoom and free.