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Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2020, Vol. 11(2) 1-9

The Development of Comic Book as Extensive Reading Material for A Boarding School’s Students

Ginanjar Arif Wijaya, Dyah Setyowati Ciptaningrum

pp. 1 - 9   |  Manu. Number: ijers.2020.001

Published online: June 29, 2020  |   Number of Views: 57  |  Number of Download: 267


Muhammadiyah Boarding School Al Muhajirin currently has an issue of lacking of appropriate extensive reading material for its students. The result of the preliminary research suggests that comic book is the appropriate form of extensive reading material. Therefore, this research is conducted in order to develop a comic book as extensive reading material appropriate for the boarding school’s students. There are 32 students of the 8th and 9th grade, junior high school level, who act as the participants in the research. It is a research and development following ADDIE instructional design which consists of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation steps. Qualitative data was collected through interview and the quantitative data was collected via questionnaire. Three aspects of the comic book were assessed by the experts. They are the content, the language used, and the presentation aspects. The mean results of the assessment respectively were 3.67, 3.64, and 3.84. Each of which fulfils the quality statement of “very good”. The students were also asked for their opinion about the comic. The average score was 3.33 which is also “very good”. It implied that the developed comic book was appropriate for the boarding school’s students. It satisfied the students and the experts. Since the comic book could only cover limited area of the context and Islamic teachings which become the requirement of the product appropriateness, more comic books needed to be developed to cover different topics.

Keywords: Comic, Extensive Reading, Reading Material, Boarding School

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APA 6th edition
Wijaya, G.A. & Ciptaningrum, D.S. (2020). The Development of Comic Book as Extensive Reading Material for A Boarding School’s Students . International Journal of Educational Researchers , 11(2), 1-9.

Wijaya, G. and Ciptaningrum, D. (2020). The Development of Comic Book as Extensive Reading Material for A Boarding School’s Students . International Journal of Educational Researchers , 11(2), pp. 1-9.

Chicago 16th edition
Wijaya, Ginanjar Arif and Dyah Setyowati Ciptaningrum (2020). "The Development of Comic Book as Extensive Reading Material for A Boarding School’s Students ". International Journal of Educational Researchers 11 (2):1-9.

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