Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences, ICONESS 2021, 19 July 2021, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Increasing Curiosity Character of Student Using Movable Book

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.19-7-2021.2312714,
        author={Yayan Ari Subangkit and Subuh  Anggoro},
        title={Increasing Curiosity Character of Student Using Movable Book},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences, ICONESS 2021, 19 July 2021, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICONESS},
        year={2021},
        month={11},
        keywords={curiosity movable book instructional media elementary school},
        doi={10.4108/eai.19-7-2021.2312714}
    }
    
  • Yayan Ari Subangkit
    Subuh Anggoro
    Year: 2021
    Increasing Curiosity Character of Student Using Movable Book
    ICONESS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.19-7-2021.2312714
Yayan Ari Subangkit1,*, Subuh Anggoro2
  • 1: SD Negeri 1 Mangunegara
  • 2: Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto
*Contact email: yayanarisubangkit@gmail.com

Abstract

Character is a part of human behavior. Everyone can value another one by seeing their character. Positive character is an important aspect to be built so early by educators on their students. One most important character to be built on student is curiosity. Curiosity helps students to understand knowledge and develop environment’s care. Teacher can use instructional media to help student develop their curiosity character. Movable book is a learning media which have special book creatures. Movable book doesn’t only have 2D shaped but also has a section that can be folded, pulled, and can be moved. This study aims to increasing of students' curiosity using movable book. This research used R&D method to development of movable book. Subjects of this research were fourth grade elementary school students in Sokaraja Subdistrict, Banyumas Regency, Indonesia. Techniques of collecting data of this research were observation and questionnaire response. The research outcomes showed that movable book ultimately able to increase students' curiosity. The findings proved by observation of activity that showed the students’ more active in learning process. Therefore, students’ questionnaire response recognized the increasing of curiosity character. Based on findings result, researcher concludes that movable book can be choosen by teachers as one of instructional media to improving students' curiosity.