Integrating Character Building in Learning of Literature Using Kentrung’s Creation in the Digital Era

Pitaloka, Hersila Astari (2019) Integrating Character Building in Learning of Literature Using Kentrung’s Creation in the Digital Era. Presented at International Seminar on Language, Education, and Culture.

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During this time kentrung known as one of the traditional arts in Java. The beginning of kentrung is a means of Islamic missionary through art. Kentrung is the art of storytelling performed by a narrator and in Indonesia is called “dalang”. When a dalang telling a story, usually use a musical instrument to support the story to make it more interesting. The instrument used is a simple instrument, such as a tambourine and drum or in Indonesian language is called Rebana dan Kendang. A dalang kentrung in his show
brought folk tales full of moral messages. The stories tend to breathe Islam. However, in its development, kentrung continues to evolve to adjust the times. The developments
for example by adding new elements in the concept of the show. The addition is not aimless, but it is an attempt to keep the art of this tradition can be enjoyed and attracted
the audience in an increasingly modern era. These elements can be additional modern music instruments and actors who play the characters in the story of the dalang. Therefore, kentrung with this development is called “kentrung creations tradition”. In connection with the above explanation, kentrung creations tradition has the potential as a medium of learning to integrate character education in the subject matter. The integration can be realized in a way that is (1) the selection of stories full of moral messages, (2) the contextual selection of stories with the lives of students and can shape the character in the face of global and digital era, (3) making student as a dalang and actors in the story to grow characters confident, and (4) by showing kentrung, students have a responsive attitude to the local culture that can foster the love of the homeland

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: character building; learning literature; kentrung’s creation; digital
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200202 Asian Cultural Studies
Divisions: Faculty of Sharia and Law > Department of Sharia Business Law
Depositing User: Ramadhita Ramadhita
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2019 10:48


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