Developing English Learning Multimedia for Junior High School Students Based on Constructivism Theory

Basuki Andrian Nuriza Johan


In this 21st century age, the advancement of computer technology has
shifted conventional teaching and learning into computer based learning. Using
computer based learning media is considered to be more effective and it enables
teacher to increase the students’ enthusiasm in joining the learning process. Along
with it, constructivism theory has also influenced the development of interactive
multimedia. Therefore, This research is conducted to 1) find out how to develop
English learning multimedia based on constructivism theory, and 2) answer
whether constructivistic-based English learning multimedia is effective to be used
in improving students’ English achievement on learning descriptive text. This
research is conducted in SMP Muhammadiyah Purworejo in the academic year of
2018 / 2019. The population of this research is 186 students of eight grade
students. The sample taken in this research is 30 students. The mean score of the
pre-test is 62.93 and the mean of post-test is 77.07. The result shows that the
obtained t-value is bigger than t-table (3.705 > 2.000). Finally, it can be concluded
that the use of constructivistic-based English learning multimedia to teach reading
descriptive text for the eighth grade students of SMP Muhammadiyah Purworejo
in the academic year of 2018 / 2019 is effective.
Keywords: Multimedia, Constructivism Theory

Full Text: PDF


  • There are currently no refbacks.