Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Advances in Education Technology

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Computing Literacy as a Foundation for Digital Learning

A.Z.R Langi
Computing literacy is fundamental in future learning, as human learns to have smart living in a society and environment where computing is pervasive. As we are approaching a singularity point where the intelligence of computing entities exceeds that of humans, we need to transform ourselves to have favorable...
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Development of a Scientific Literate Society: Status and Challenges

Lilia Halim
Building a scientific society is a necessary prerequisite for Malaysia in its attempt to be a developed and modern society based on science and technology. A scientifically literate society entails citizens who are literate in science and technology, and are able to make rational and objective decisions...
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Angklung Inspired Engineering Design Course

Estiyanti Ekawati, Eko Mursito Budi, Ardhana Putra, Manik Mahachandra, Augie Widyotriatmo
Angklung is a traditional musical instrument of Indonesia that has been existed since the Hindu era. The whole parts of this instrument is made from bamboo and tied by rattan cord. For centuries, artisans have perfecting the craftsmanship of angklung based on inherited wisdom. Since 1968, angklung has...
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Problems While Preparing E-Materials for Blended Learning Environments: A Case Study

Ismail Ozler
In this study, lecturers from various universities who utilize the blended learning environments in their courses and prepare distance education materials for this aim are interviewed and the problems they experience while preparing such materials are analyzed. Higher education institutions are evaluated...
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Models of Applications for the ICT Transformation in Classroom Education Paradigm

Mervin T. Hutabarat, Yani Widyani, Armein Z.R. Langi
A study report of the UNESCO anticipates the changes in the education paradigm with the use of ICT. Contrary to the current education paradigm where students receive classroom instruction and study individually outside classroom, ICT supported educational paradigm will lead student to undergo individual...
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Effective Blended Learning of Microbiology using Interactive Web 2.0 Applications

Wan Zuhainis Saad
Free online Web 2.0 tools were used in the teaching and learning of Microbiology courses with blended learning approach. The innovation applied able to enhance engagement, collaboration, communication and meaningful learning among students and educators. The tools used have created excitement and developed...
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Designing of Learning by Analogy on an Elastic Heat Engine as an Enrichment Material in Senior High School

Nurhidayah Muharayu, Widayani, Risa Suryana, Khairurrijal
Learning by analogy is one method that can be used by a teacher to develop student’s creativity in learning. Analogy is a comparison of similarities between two concepts. Thermodynamics is one of the teaching materials covered in the Indonesian senior high school physics curriculum. The concept of ideal...
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Why Indonesian Universities Should Take Benefits from MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

Beny, Ibnu Sani Wijaya, Setiawan Assegaff
MOOC, E-Learning, Indonesia, Higher Education.
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Using Blended Learning Model Method: Interactive Websites to Attract Student's Interest in Learning Science

Aida Fikriyah, Nailil Inayah, Bayu Sandika, Rindah Permatasari
The 2013 curriculum in Indonesia encourages educators to provide technology embedded learning activities. Blended learning is a learning method that combines face-to-face activity and ICT-based learning through several learning sources from internet in order to assist pupils to learn certain topics easily....
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Conceptual Design Model of Assistive Courseware for Low Vision (AC4LV) Learners

Nurulnadwan Aziz, Ariffin Abdul Mutalib, Siti Mahfuzah Sarif
This paper describes an ongoing study related to the design of conceptual design model which specific to learning content application for low vision learners. Reviews from literatures indicate that content application such as courseware which is specifically designed to cater the needs of low vision...
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Network Characterization for Delivering Multimedia-based Learning in Rural Areas

Yoanes Bandung, Erwin Erwin, Mervin T. Hutabarat
Multimedia technology has been contributing much advancement in education sector within the last decade. Digital Learning – Lesson Study (DL-LS) is a lesson study, a learning approach with a target to improve education sector, i.e. to improve teacher quality, which is conducted through the use of multimedia...
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Active Learning based on Research for Linear Optimization Course at Department of Mathematics, Univeristas Padjadjaran

Diah Chaerani, Stanley P. Dewanto
Linear Optimization (LO) course is one of the important courses in Industrial Mathematics (IM) and Operations Research (OR) field of applied mathematics. As the curricula now change into a competency based curricula, thus the instructional objective, course content, and approaches of teaching have to...
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The Case-Based Learning Approach to Operating System Installation Subject Course

Siscka Elvyanti, Aziz Mujtahid
Teaching operating system installation subject course is a way for students to learn some aspects of computer and networking. Case-based learning is one of the main successful students centered pedagogies broadly used in computer and networking subject course. In this paper, a worked case-based learning...
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Widya Pustaka: A Tool for Teaching Preparation

Yani Widyani, Mervin Hutabarat, Rido Ramadan, Yomanovian
This paper describes the proposed software product, an application tool for teaching preparation, called Widya Pustaka. It includes planning the teaching activity and composing the teaching materials into a package ready to deliver to the students in class. The lesson plan will be built using a standardized...
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Different Strategies of Active Learning in Introductory Astronomy Course

Yudhiakto Pramudya
Introductory Astronomy course for undergraduate physics education students is usually lack of hands-on activities in the teaching process. In this paper, we discuss different strategies to get more interaction between the students and teacher. The active learning strategies were the review assignment,...
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The Use of Computer Simulation in Cooperative Learning to Minimize Students’ Misconceptions of Momentum and Impulse

Achmad Samsudin, Winny Liliawati, Asep Dedy Sutrisno, Endi Suhendi, Ida Kaniawati
Momentum and impulse are two of the most abstract concepts that exist in physics, especially mechanics. Momentum and impulse are difficult to be learned by implementing conventional learning. Almost students have difficulties in learning momentum and impulse. These difficulties lead to students’ misconceptions...
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Experiencing Science in a 21st Century Middle School Classrooms

Jose Paulo C. Dela Cruz
The reason science is taught in schools is not only to inspire students to choose careers in science and technology but also to equip them with practical knowledge of how things work, build their science literacy to enable informed participation in science-related debates and issues, and develop their...
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Improving Young Leaners’ English Listening Skill through the Use of Audio Slide Show on

Young learners as future leaders need to master English as an international language. The development of technology also needs to be mastered. In addition, the first skill that has to be mastered for learning language is listening. A website called provides some interesting audio slide...
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HTML5 Web Applications to Support Education in Rural Areas

Erwin Cahyadi, Yoanes Bandung, Mervin T. Hutabarat
HTML5 is a brand new core technology markup-language of the Internet used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. HTML5 introduces application-programming interfaces (APIs) for complex web application. HTML5 offers power to develop interactive, cross browser, cross device application...
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A Literature Review: Acceptance Models for e-learning Implementation in Higher Institution

Kurniabudi, Sharipuddin, Setiawan Assegaff
This study investigates the conceptual model that has been used to measure the acceptance of e-learning technology applied in higher education. We conducted literature review study by collecting the papers from reputable journals. We used recognize database journal such as Google scholar, ProQuest, EBSCOhost,...
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Designing of Guided Discovery Learning on a Paramagnetic Heat Engine as an Enrichment Material

Dinar Maftukh Fajar, Siti Nurul Khotimah, Kuwat Triyana, Khairurrijal
A heat engine that works under the Carnot cycle can be created by employing a paramagnetic material. The topic of paramagnetic heat engine is not included in the Indonesian senior high school physics curriculum. However, it can be categorized as an enrichment material of physics since it describes a...
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Teaching Programming Subjects with Emphasis on Programming Paradigms

Selvakumar Samuel
No holistic approach is available to teach programming subjects, especially for novices. The current practice involves guiding the students to become the users of a programming language or tools. This study explores an alternative approach to teaching programming subjects. The students have to learn...
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Mobile Learning of Physical Pendulum in Android-Based Smartphones

Nurjanah, Siti Nurul Khotimah, Wahyu Hidayat
Many high school students have difficulties in learning physics. These difficulties occur due to inappropriateness models, methods, and instructional media used by teachers. One way to solve this problem is to create a mobile learning. This study produces a mobile learning of physical pendulum on Android-based...
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Critical Success Factors of E-Learning in Higher Education Using Social Media

Lola Yorita Astri, Brestina Gultom, Setiawan Assegaff
The aim of this study is to identify the critical success factors that impact the using of social media as e-learning tools. We conduct a literature review study to identify the factors by collecting fifteen papers from reputable database journal such as emerald, educause, Science Direct, and Google...
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Android Technology-Based Educative Games for Children with Intellectual Disability: A Case Study at Yayasan Peduli Kasih Anak Berkebutuhan Khusus

Masruroh, Fedela L. Maliki, Sawitri R. Hadiati, Tuti Budirahayu
The mental age of children with Intellectual Disability (ID) is lower than their chronological age. They have limited ability to memorize something. Therefore, it is difficult for them to learn how to read, particularly in recognizing letters and spelling words. The use of appropriate technology and...
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The Relationship between Thermoelectric and Thermodynamics Concepts and Dehumidifier for Understanding Physics in Senior High Schools

Abdul Rajak, Ade Y. Nuryantini, M.Miftahul Munir, Khairurrijal
Today, the development of technology has reached at an amazing level. Either in households or industries, technology becomes an important necessity that facilitates human life. There are many technologies around us that use physics principles learned at senior high schools. However, many senior high...
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Effectiveness of Computer-Based Learning Media with Interactive-Tutorial Model for Medical Physics Subject

Junios, D. Kariman, Ratna Wulan, Yulkifli
This paper discusses validity, practicality and effectiveness of computer-based learning media with interactive-tutorial model for medical physics subject in West Sumatera. The prototype was validated by six validators of learning media, language, and medical physics learning. Based on their suggestions,...
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Virtual Lab of Analog AVO Meter to Train Students’ Initial Skills before Doing Laboratory Works in Electrical Measurements

Ratna Puspitasari, Wahyu Hidayat, Siti Nurul Khotimah
This study aims to train students' initial skill in carrying out the measurements with AVO meter. When doing electrical measurements in laboratory, a student is often not aware in using it so that it may not function properly. Therefore, we made a virtual lab of Analog AVO Meter using Macro Visual Basic...
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Students’ Creative e-Portfolios: Using Android Cell Phone Cameras for Inventive Beauty Photography

Setya Chendra Wibawa, Beth Clark-Gareca
In the 21st century, knowledge society, creativity and innovation in the educational context are becoming increasingly important, especially for the ASEAN Vocational Education and Training (VET) community. Creative portfolio is one way in which this creativity can be captured. Creative portfolios often...
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Design GNU/Linux Live CD Distribution for Education

Novri Auliansyah, Nia Kusniawati
Today, involvement of computer software with educational system has been widely known, but this involvement has a problem because most teachers and professors bind the pupils and students on proprietary software. That is not suitable, because they do not have money to buy all of this software for work...
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Introducing Electrospinning Technique for Producing Nanofibers to Improve Scientific Literacy of Senior High School Students

Ade Yeti Nuryantini, Abdul Rajak, Muhamad Prama Ekaputra, Annisa Rahma, Muhamad Miftahul Munir, Khairurrijal
One of major goals in science education is to assist students in developing their interests in science. Students’ attitudes toward science will determine the success of this goal. One of the students’ science attitudes is related to the students’ response to the development in science, technology and...
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Preliminary Design of Industrial Automation Training Kit Based Real Mobile Plant

Ade Gafar Abdullah, Dadang Lukman Hakim, Muhammad Afif Auliya, Muhammad Akmal Fahrurizal
Learning activities in the industrial automation course requires a comprehensive experiment. Expensive lab equipment has implications for the quality of learning. Innovation is needed to produce media that can enhance the skills of learners in the operation and programming of industrial automation devices....
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Simulation of Tunnel Current in an Armchair Graphene Nanoribbon-Based p-n Diode for Undergraduate Physics Students

Rifky Syariati, Endi Suhendi, Fatimah A. Noor, Khairurrijal
Simulation of tunnel current flowing in a p-n diode made from armchair graphene nanoribbons (AGNRs) was built. The diode is composed of p-type and n-type AGNRs and bandgaps of the AGNRs are obtained by using a tight binding method. The bandgaps are required to describe a potential profile having a potential...
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Preliminary Study on Liquid Natural Convection by Temperature Differences

Reza Rendian Septiawan, Habibi Abdillah, Novitrian, Suprijadi
Natural convection is very interesting phenomena on fluid movement especially for liquid convection. Natural convection is believed occur by differences of fluid density, which is happened because of temperature differences. In this paper we have studied on this phenomenon using finite element-based...
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Realizing a Null-Type Instrument to Determine the Quality of a Lamp Using Problem-Based Learning

Oki Dwi Saputro, Muhamad Abduh, Irfan Abdurrahman, Elfi Yuliza, Lilik Hasanah, Khairurrijal
Nowadays, problem-based learning (PBL) is widely implemented in many high schools and colleges. PBL is a learning method that uses a problem to stimulate learning of information and concepts introduced by the problem. In this paper, the problem is to make a null-type instrument that can be used to determine...
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Compact Disc and Electron Diffraction

Monalizza Hervina Latununuwe, Andreas Setiawan, Suryasatria Trihandaru
A simple tool for explaining the electron diffraction pattern has been created. The tool consists of a pile of a few pieces of compact disc (CD) that has never been used and thrown away the outer layer and then it is irradiated with a laser beam. The experiment results show that the spot diffraction...
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Effect of Particle Size on the Electrical Conductivity of Metallic Particles

Elfi Yuliza, Riri Murniati, Abdul Rajak, Khairurrijal, Mikrajuddin Abdullah
Development of nanomaterial research has provided tremendous changes in technological advances. However, theories that have been used for this (bulk material) is not appropriate to explain the behavior of materials in nanometer size. Therefore, in this paper we explain the phenomenon of nanometer size...
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A Home-Made and Low-Cost Basic Logic Kit for Learning Basic Digital System

Endah Rahmawati, Imam Sucahyo, Khairurrijal
A home-made and low-cost basic logic kit equipped with lecture notes has been developed. The main purpose of developing this kit is to support undergraduate students in learning basic digital system, which is delivered in the digital electronics topic of Basic Electronics-2 course, at Physics Department,...
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Simulation of Torricelli Effluent Flow by Using Visual Basic for Application (VBA) on Microsoft Excel

Dinar Maftukh Fajar, Neny Kurniasih, Khairurrijal
Simulation of Torricelli effluent flow was created by using Visual Basic for Application (VBA) on Microsoft Excel. It describes a container with a cross sectional area A1 filled by water with a certain level h1. At the container's wall, there is a small leakage with a leakage height h2 and a cross sectional...
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Studying Brazil-Nut Effect History Line using Disk-Formed Objects, Scanner, and Web Browser

Sparisoma Viridi, Siti Nurul Khotimah, Novitrian, Widayani, Luman Haris, Dimas Prajapurwa Aji
Grains configuration snapshots of Brazil-nut effect (BNE) in two-dimension are physically modeled using disk-formed objects, e.g., buttons and magnetic pin. These BNE configurations are artificially designed to mimic the real ones observed in experiments. A computer scanner is used to capture the configurations....