Penggunaan Media Google Earth Untuk Meningkatkan Motivasi Belajar IPS di Sekolah Dasar


  • Solehudin Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Yogyakarta
  • Heri Maria Zulfiati Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Yogyakarta

Kata Kunci:

Pembelajaran IPS, Googgle Earth, Sekolah Dasar


Low student learning motivation can be increased by using digital technology-based learning media such as Google Earth. This study aims to describe Google Earth in social studies learning to overcome student boredom and introduce Google Earth as a world explorer tool. The method used in this research is a descriptive qualitative approach. Research implementation is carried out in the even semester of 2022/2023. The data collection technique uses interviews, observation and documentation. Interviews were addressed to educators and students. Observations were carried out to find out how the implementation of social studies learning about ASEAN class VI countries at SDN 2 Tlogosari Kebumen. The findings before using Google Earth students were less interested in learning and easily bored so that the teaching and learning process was not optimal. The results of the study show that after using Google Earth media students are more active in participating in learning and are not easily bored and increase student interest. The use of Google Earth learning media aims to increase student learning motivation and prevent boredom in the process of teaching and learning activities. So that Google Earth deserves to be used as an alternative medium to achieve effective learning.