Ethnoscience Based E-Book Sac Development to Promote Scientific Literacy of Theme 6 to The Fifth Grader of Elementary School in Mranggen Demak


  • Eni Kusumawati Universitas Muria Kudus, 59327 Central Java, INDONESIA
  • Santoso Santoso Universitas Muria Kudus, 59327 Central Java, INDONESIA
  • Irfai Fahturohman Universitas Muria Kudus, 59327 Central Java, INDONESIA



E-book, ethoscience, scientific literacy


The study aimed at knowing and analyzing the need, design, properness and effectiveness of ethnoscience based e-Book SAC development to promote scientific literacy of Natural Science Subject-theme 6 of the fifth grader of Elementary School in Mranggen Demak. This study is a research and developmental model referring to Borg & Gall consisting of 10 phases simplified in four stages, i.e., preliminary stage, development and validation, field test and dissemination. In collecting the data, the study used observation, interview, questionnaire of need and expert validation sheet, student achievement test and documentation. The data analysis was qualitatively and quantitatively done. The subject of the study was 7 teachers and 45 students of fifth grader of Elementary School at the Sub-district of Mranggen, Demak Regency. The research result showed that the needed e-book SAC was digital book which is interactive, communicative and helping students study learning books easily, because the developed e-book SAC was completed with photos and videos relevant to the daily life as materials to be learned by students. The development design of the e-book was based on ethnoscience using the application of Smart Apps Creator (SAC) with the assistance of Swishmax software to make interactive design and animation. Based on the fit and proper analysis the developed model of e-book SAC was considered accountable due to the validation result of material and media expert with the value average or indicator average of 7,3% or equal to 91,6. The analysis result of the effectiveness of e-book SAC model based on ethnoscience showed that the model is effective to develop scientific literacy. The statement was based on the analysis result of N-Gain, and t-test examination on the experiment group 1, 2, and 3 with the average score of scientific literacy development on Fifth graders of 70,73, exceeding the determined minimum learning mastery standard, 65. The conclusion of the study is that the development of ethnoscience based e-Book SAC is necessary, accountable, and effective in line with the design of e-book SAC which is needed by teachers and students.


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Kusumawati, E., Santoso, S., & Fahturohman, I. (2022). Ethnoscience Based E-Book Sac Development to Promote Scientific Literacy of Theme 6 to The Fifth Grader of Elementary School in Mranggen Demak. Asian Journal of Assessment in Teaching and Learning, 12(2), 24–34.