Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature, and Local Culture Studies, BASA, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

The Optimization of Folklore in Literature Learning as a Strengthener of Student Literacy Culture

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296852,
        author={Zuliyanti  Zuliyanti and Mukh  Doyin},
        title={The Optimization of Folklore in Literature Learning as a Strengthener of Student Literacy Culture},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature, and Local Culture Studies, BASA, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={BASA},
        year={2020},
        month={6},
        keywords={folklore literature learning literacy culture},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296852}
    }
    
  • Zuliyanti Zuliyanti
    Mukh Doyin
    Year: 2020
    The Optimization of Folklore in Literature Learning as a Strengthener of Student Literacy Culture
    BASA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296852
Zuliyanti Zuliyanti1,*, Mukh Doyin1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: zuliyanti@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

The existence of folklore as oral literature has been potentially eliminated of students. Student interest in learning and preserving has decrease. However, folklore as a cultural wealth of nations contains of noble values that should be inherited and preserved to the younger generation. The problem in this research is how to optimize folklore in literary learning as supporter of cultural literacy among students. The research method is a qualitative descriptive. The data of this study are folklore from Kudus. The data collection techniques and the research instruments are interview guides, observation sheets, data cards, and documentation files. The introduction and preservation of folklore can be conducted by optimizing in literary learning as a learning resource. This optimization can be a reinforcement of the younger generation character and cultural literacy (reading and writing). This condition focuses on the declining of cultural literacy of students. Folklore as a fictional story can be presented with interesting language and not boring so that it can foster readers’ interest to write and read. The strengthening of cultural literacy begins with having interest in reading then continues with writing. Thus, the optimizing of folklore is needed especially in the literary learning as a supporter of cultural literacy for young generations who are superior, creative and innovative.