http://baerjournal.org/index.php/baerj/issue/feed Basic and Applied Education Research Journal 2023-11-16T23:37:30+00:00 Fahmi Arif Kurnianto, S.Pd., M.Pd. fahmiarif.fkip@unej.ac.id Open Journal Systems <p>Basic and Applied Education Research Journal (e-ISSN: <a href="http://issn.pdii.lipi.go.id/issn.cgi?daftar&amp;1604656715&amp;1&amp;&amp;">2747-142X</a>) is a peer-reviewed journal, BAERJ published two times a year (June and December) that publishes full-length papers, open access journal that provides rapid publication of articles in all areas of educational research.</p> <p>The goal of Basic and Applied Educational Research Journal (BAERJ) is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of educational research in the Global South Countries.</p> <p>Subject areas include, but are not limited to the following fields:&nbsp;</p> <p>Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Textbook and Media for Education, Educational Evaluation, Collaborative learning,&nbsp; Developmental Education, Educational technology, Educational philosophies, Educational psychology, Humanistic education, Language education, Learning Community, Online learning community</p> <p>BAERJ publishes original research work either as a Full Research Paper or as a Short Communication. Review Articles on a current topic in the said fields are also considered for publication by the Journal.</p> <p>Basic and Applied Education Research Journal (BAERJ) has been indexed by Copernicus (BAERJ in Copernicus: <a href="https://journals.indexcopernicus.com/search/details?id=69633">https://journals.indexcopernicus.com/search/details?id=69633</a>)</p> http://baerjournal.org/index.php/baerj/article/view/92 The Use of Digital Library to Increase Students’ Reading Interest and Learning Independence 2023-09-06T13:08:07+00:00 Sumardi Sumardi sumardi.fkip@unej.ac.id <p>A digital library is a library in which the entire collections and the management process and services are in the form of digital. The digital library collection is not only limited to print-substitute electronic documents, but the scope of the collection extends to digital artifacts that cannot be replaced in printed form. In the context of learning media, digital libraries can function to provide a variety of textual documents, audio, images, and videos. With the enhancement of digital library management and services, it will certainly provide more excellent service to its users and will create a joyful experience while accessing various information in the library and thus, can invite many people to know more about digital libraries. Therefore, this digital library can influence students' reading interests as well as increase their learning independence. The method used in this research is a descriptive qualitative research method. It is a kind of method that creates a factual and accurate description of the facts, characteristics, and relationships that occur between one phenomenon and another being studied. The purpose of this research is to find out what factors that influence students' low interest in reading and their learning independence and how to use digital libraries to increase student’s reading interest and learning independence.</p> 2023-09-03T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Sumardi Sumardi (Author) http://baerjournal.org/index.php/baerj/article/view/93 Disaster Mitigation Using Disaster Education in High Schools in Banyuwangi and Lumajang Regency 2023-10-23T12:55:59+00:00 Retna Ngesti Sedyati retnasedyati.fkip@unej.ac.id Pudjo Suharso pudjo@fkip.ac.id Tiara tiara@unej.ac.id <p>This article describes the urgency of a disaster education curriculum based on local wisdom as a result of a research study in Banyuwangi and Lumajang Regencies, East Java. These two areas are areas with high disaster risk. Banyuwangi Regency is faced with the risk of a tsunami and Mount Raung eruption, while Lumajang is faced with a flood and Mount Semeru eruption. The research was conducted through surveys, literature studies and qualitative descriptions. Methods of data collection through questionnaires, observation, and literature review. Data analysis uses simple inferential statistics and the Miles Hubberman model. As a result, several high schools in Banyuwangi and Lumajang regencies already have a disaster curriculum. The existing disaster curriculum accommodates local wisdom, as an effort to provide appropriate education to face and manage disasters simultaneously. The developed local wisdom-based curriculum explains the relationship between humans and the natural and cultural environment that surrounds them. The implementation of disaster education is carried out through the integration of disaster education in related subjects and through extracurricular activities. The content of disaster education is a combination of disaster standard materials and local wisdom.</p> 2023-10-23T08:59:26+00:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Retna Ngesti Sedyati, Pudjo Suharso, Tiara (Author) http://baerjournal.org/index.php/baerj/article/view/63 English Language: Commonly Used Instructional Materials in Teaching and Learning 2023-11-16T23:37:30+00:00 Stanley Ordu stanleyordu12@gmail.com Odukwu Better stanleyordu12@gmail.com <p>This study investigates the survey of instructional materials commonly used by teachers in teaching and learning of English Language in Selected Junior Secondary Schools in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. Five research questions were used to guide the study. The population of the study was 1,230 respondents from Junior Secondary School Students and 120 respondents were used for the study. Twenty five research questionnaires (25) items were raised from the research questions and were analyzed using a four point Likert scale. A benchmark of 2.5 was used as a criterion for agreement. Conclusion and recommendations were made based on the following. Teachers should always try their best to make use of available visual instructional materials necessary to make their lessons more interesting, teachers are encouraged to search for necessary visual instructional materials that can appeal to the sense of learners, arouse their interest, encourage their participation, making learning more meaningful and promote academic standard, school principles should provide teachers with enabling environment for the use of available instructional material to give room for participatory studentship and make learning more meaningful, government should supply teaching aids and finance schools to improvise unavailable and inadequate instructional materials to make teaching and learning easier, practical, appealing and enjoyable.</p> 2023-11-16T08:06:11+00:00 Copyright (c) 2023 Stanley Ordu, Odukwu Better (Author)