The Development of E-Learning Based Moodle as Studentsâ€™ Learning Media to Support the Scienceâ€™s Development and Islamic Studies
Leni Agustina Daulay
Along with the development of information technology, which more rapidly, the need of a concept and mechanism of Information Technology-based learning becomes inevitable. Then, concept known as e-learning take affect transformation of occurs conventional education into digital form, both the content and the system that is bridged by the technology of internet. The concept of e-learning gives the possibility of more intensive interaction between lecturers and students more intensively, students with students in the classroom and outside the classroom.This study aimed to obtain e-learning media based Moodle is feasible and effective to support the development of science and Islamic studies in the Gayo Highlands through a series of development process.Based on the research objectives and the result of research that has been described, it can be concluded as follows:To develop the e-learning based Moodle is used development model 4-D (Four D Model) which is proposed by Thiagarajan, Dorothy S. Melvin I. Semmel which consists of four stages. The four stagesare the stage of definition (define), the stage of design (design), the stage of development (develop) and the stage of deployment (disseminate).The results of development activities are: (1)e-learning media Gayo Belajar (www.elearning-gayobelajar.com) and (2) the use of guide books for lecturers and teachers.The results of specialists validation note that validity interventions in developing e-learning-based Moodle is declared valid or has a high validity. The analysis also shows the development of E-learning based Moodle is reliable or has a high level of reliability.