Indonesian Journal of Cultural and Community Development <p><strong>Indonesian Journal of Cultural and Community Development (IJCCD)</strong> is a peer-reviewed journal published by Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo three times a year. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The scope of this journal is appropriate subjects including, but not limited to, the knowledge of the rural, urban, culture, heritage, and community development.</p> en-US (Rohman Dijaya) (Bidang Pengembangan Publikasi Ilmiah UMSIDA) Thu, 07 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 60 Enhancing Legal Awareness Among High School Students through Education and Counselling: A Case Study at SMA Negeri 45 Maluku Tengah, Indonesia <p>This article presents a case study conducted at SMA Negeri 45 Maluku Tengah, Indonesia, focusing on the implementation of an educational and counselling program aimed at increasing legal awareness among high school students. The study utilized a participatory action research approach, with KKN (Community Service Program) undertaken by students from Universitas Pattimura. The research objectives were to develop students' understanding of the importance of education and counselling in promoting legal awareness, shape their attitudes towards law compliance, and motivate them to achieve their aspirations. Through the integration of theoretical knowledge and practical engagement, the program aimed to instill a sense of responsibility and prevent negative behaviors and exposure to harmful influences. The findings indicated that the program successfully increased legal awareness among the students, resulting in improved behavior, mental resilience, intellectual growth, and emotional well-being. This study highlights the significance of education and counselling initiatives in cultivating legal consciousness among high school students, serving as a guide for educators and relevant stakeholders. The implications of this research emphasize the need for further exploration and implementation of similar programs to foster positive attitudes towards the law and encourage personal development among youth, ultimately contributing to a just and law-abiding society.</p> <p>Indonesia is a country that is based on law, therefore all citizens in it are obliged to comply with existing laws, and have the right to receive legal protection in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Awareness of the law among high school students, so that it can motivate and become an image for students to avoid negative traits and avoid promiscuity. thereby increasing the spirit in terms of mental, intellectual and emotional. And provide motivation in achieving every goal.<br><br><strong>Highlight</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Importance of Education and Counselling: The integration of education and counselling programs plays a crucial role in increasing legal awareness among high school students, enabling them to understand the significance of law in their lives.</li> <li>Character Development: The programs aim to shape the behavior and characteristics of students, fostering a sense of responsibility, compliance with the law, and motivation to achieve their aspirations.</li> <li>Mental, Intellectual, and Emotional Growth: By enhancing legal awareness, students experience an overall improvement in their mental resilience, intellectual capacity, and emotional well-being, contributing to their personal development.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keyword</strong>:</p> <p>Legal Wareness, Education and Counselling, High School Students, Community Service, Character Development.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fransina Latumahina, Muhaimin Haris Nurlette, Lukman Hakim Somar Copyright (c) 2023 Lukman Hakim Somar, Muhaimin Haris Nurlette, Fransina Latumahina Mon, 19 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Enhancing Political Awareness and Participation in Rural Communities: A Case Study of KKN Program in Asilulu, Indonesia <div class="group w-full text-gray-800 dark:text-gray-100 border-b border-black/10 dark:border-gray-900/50 bg-gray-50 dark:bg-[#444654]"> <div class="flex p-4 gap-4 text-base md:gap-6 md:max-w-2xl lg:max-w-[38rem] xl:max-w-3xl md:py-6 lg:px-0 m-auto"> <div class="relative flex w-[calc(100%-50px)] flex-col gap-1 md:gap-3 lg:w-[calc(100%-115px)]"> <div class="flex flex-grow flex-col gap-3"> <div class="min-h-[20px] flex flex-col items-start gap-4 whitespace-pre-wrap break-words"> <div class="markdown prose w-full break-words dark:prose-invert dark"> <p>This research investigates the effectiveness of the Real Work Lecture (KKN) program in increasing political awareness and participation among rural communities in Asilulu, Indonesia. The study aims to address the lack of political education and the prevalence of electoral fraud and voter apathy in the region. Through a community-based approach, the KKN program implemented various methods such as counseling, training, socialization, and group assistance. The study utilized qualitative data collected from government officials and community members, indicating a positive response and high active participation. The results highlight the success of the program in promoting a positive political narrative and combating practices such as money politics and abstention. The implications of this study contribute to the development of effective strategies for political education and encourage greater citizen engagement in political processes.</p> <p><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Community empowerment through Real Work Lecture (KKN) program</li> <li>Importance of political education in rural communities</li> <li>Promoting positive political narratives through socialization</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keyword:</strong></p> <p>Real Work Lecture, Community Empowerment, Political Education, Socialization, Active Citizen Engagement</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Fransina Latumahina, Ayu Andira Sultan, Alfian Hulihulis, Alwi Alwi Copyright (c) 2023 Alwi, Fransina Latumahina, Ayu Andira Sultan, Alfian Hulihulis Mon, 19 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Enhancing Character Formation and Islamic Knowledge through Recitation Teaching at TPA Darussalam Negeri Ureng, Maluku Tengah, Indonesia <p>This research article explores the implementation of a recitation teaching movement at TPA Darussalam Negeri Ureng in the Leihitu sub-district of Central Maluku, Indonesia. The study aims to foster empathy and concern for community issues while providing additional religious education to children in the region. The teaching methodology employed includes memorization techniques, focusing on Juz Amma and the Quran as well as understanding Quranic verses and stories. KKN students serve as assistant instructors, supporting the ustadzah in teaching recitation activities. The recitation classes take place daily from 14:00 to 16:00 WIT. The article outlines the steps involved in the implementation process, including the methods, techniques, and materials used. The results indicate that this initiative has positively influenced various aspects of the children's lives, such as increased Quranic reading and practice, improved public speaking skills during religious events, and enhanced discipline and respectful behavior in worship and social interactions. The findings suggest that recitation teaching at TPA Darussalam Negeri Ureng contributes to character formation and Islamic knowledge among the youth in the community. The implications of this research highlight the importance of incorporating such initiatives into educational programs to further promote moral values, Islamic teachings, and community engagement among young individuals.</p> <p><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Unique approach: The implementation of KKN at Darussalam Negeri Ureng TPA offers a distinctive approach to community development, focusing on religious education and character formation beyond formal schooling.</li> <li>Method and technique: The teaching methodology at TPA includes memorization and understanding of Quranic verses, fostering a deeper understanding of Islamic knowledge among children.</li> <li>Community involvement: The active participation of Ureng State KKN students in teaching recitation activities at TPA fosters community engagement and socialization opportunities for the children, creating a supportive learning environment.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keyword:</strong></p> <p>KKN Implementation, Darussalam Negeri Ureng Al-Qur'an Study Place (TPA), Religious Education, Community Engagement, Character Formation</p> Fransina Latumahina, Mahudin Akbar Latupono, Made Alim Talaohu , Asmita Lukaraja, Anisa Kerubun Copyright (c) 2023 Fransina.Latumahina, Mahudin Akbar Latupono, Made Alim Talaohu, Asmita Lukaraja, Anisa Kerubun Mon, 19 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Enhancing Digital Technology Education for School Children <p>Enhancing digital technology education for school children has become imperative in the rapidly evolving digital era. This abstract provides an overview of the importance of digital technology education, outlining its goals, benefits, and implementation approaches. It emphasizes the need to equip children with the necessary skills and knowledge to responsibly and effectively navigate the digital realm. The role of educators in designing directed and innovative learning experiences using digital technology is discussed, along with the significance of collaborative learning, creativity, and problem-solving in a technological context. Moreover, this abstract underscores the importance of integrating digital ethics, online security awareness, and privacy protection within digital technology education. By adopting this comprehensive approach, children can develop robust digital literacy skills, enabling them to adapt to ongoing technological changes and tackle challenges and opportunities in our digitally-driven world. This research further highlights the implications and suggests future investigations to gain a deeper understanding of the impact and long-term effects of digital technology education on school children, providing valuable guidelines and recommendations for educators, schools, and stakeholders to enhance its effectiveness and efficiency.<br><br><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Digital technology education enhances cognitive skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities among school children.</li> <li>It fosters creativity through the use of digital tools, allowing children to engage in digital art, design, and creative projects.</li> <li>It promotes collaboration and communication, enabling teamwork and idea-sharing through collaborative tools.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keyword:</strong></p> <p>Digital Technology Education, School Children, Cognitive Skills, Creativity, Digital Ethics</p> Fransina Latumahina, Muhammad Edy Sudarmono, Amri Aurulianto, M. Ishan Umahuk, Kahar Hitimala Copyright (c) 2023 Muhammad Edy Sudarmono, Fransina Latumahina, M. Ishan Umahuk, Amri Aurulianto, Kahar Hitimala Mon, 19 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Enhancing Environmental Sustainability and Human Resource Development through Hybrid Coconut Planting in Assilulu Village, Maluku Tengah <p>This scientific article presents the outcomes of a real work lecture, known as KKN, conducted by students from Pattimura University in Assilulu Village, Maluku Tengah. The objective of the study was to contribute to environmental preservation and human resource development by focusing on the planting of hybrid coconut seeds. The study employed a method involving the purchase of 20 coconut seedlings from local communities, which were then planted in vacant land owned by Assilulu Village, specifically in front of SD Negeri 170 Assilulu. The implementation of this initiative occurred on May 11, 2023, as part of the KKN program. The results of the study indicate that the community of Assilulu, with its abundant natural resources, can benefit from the maximization of these resources. The planting of hybrid coconut seedlings not only provides valuable insights into their cultivation but also contributes to the enhancement of human resources in Assilulu Village, thus achieving a balance between natural resources and human capital. This research highlights the importance of sustainable environmental practices and the cultivation of high-quality human resources in rural communities. It has implications for community-based initiatives aiming to promote environmental sustainability and human resource development in similar contexts.</p> <p><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Integration of knowledge: The KKN program allows students to integrate their academic knowledge with practical applications in the community, fostering a holistic understanding of their field of study.</li> <li>Environmental preservation: The focus on planting hybrid coconut seeds in Assilulu Village highlights the importance of utilizing natural resources sustainably and promoting greener practices for environmental preservation.</li> <li>Human resource development: The KKN initiative contributes to the development of high-quality human resources in Assilulu Village, aligning with the goal of creating a balance between natural resources and human capital.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keyword:<br></strong>Real Work Lectures, KKN, Higher Education, Community Integration, Hybrid Coconut Planting<strong><br></strong></p> Fransina Latumahina, Ince Aprilya Farah Azhari, Samsudin Keliulu Copyright (c) 2023 Samsudin Keliulu, Fransina Latumahina, Ince aprilya farah azhari Mon, 19 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Empowering Rehabilitation: An Exploration of Legal Counselling's Role in Female Inmate Assimilation at Indonesian Penitentiaries <p>This study aims to examine the implementation of community service activities as part of the Tri Dharma Perguruan Tinggi (Three Pillars of Higher Education) by lecturers, focusing on legal counseling on Islamic law for female inmates at Class II A Tembilahan Penitentiary. The research employs a direct field approach, offering lectures related to Islamic law and providing counseling opportunities. It spans over a period from January 2023 to March 2023. The findings indicate a noticeable increase in legal awareness and a potential for assimilation among female convicts, contributing to their mental development and promoting repentance. These measures are anticipated to result in a deterrent effect, preventing the recurrence of past transgressions. The implications of this research underline the crucial role of academic involvement in penitentiaries, specifically highlighting the impact of integrating the teaching of Islamic law into the rehabilitation of female convicts.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Implementation of legal counseling by academic lecturers contributes significantly to the increase of legal awareness among female inmates at Class II A Tembilahan Penitentiary.</li> <li>Lectures on Islamic law over a three-month period contributed to noticeable mental development and a sense of repentance among the inmates.</li> <li>The integration of academic community services in penitentiaries presents a potential deterrent effect and reduces the chances of inmates repeating past transgressions.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Legal Counseling, Islamic Law, Female Inmates, Rehabilitation, Assimilation</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fitri Wahyuni, Siti Rahmah, Syarifuddin Syarifuddin Copyright (c) 2023 Fitri Wahyuni, Siti Rahmah, Syarifuddin Syarifuddin Sat, 01 Jul 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Implementation of Multimedia Learning Applications to Increase Understanding of Kirana Hati Bunda Tamiajeng Special School Students <p>Kirana Hati Bunda Special School (SLB) is the only special school in Trawas District. This school has 19 students with special needs who come from several villages in Trawas District. The village fully bears operational costs, so the development of SLB has been quite slow. Due to limited funds, teachers are often unable to attend training to add skills and knowledge to the teaching and learning process. Teachers still have difficulties in compiling learning programs according to the different needs of students, innovating, and being creative in developing new learning media. Therefore, this program will provide training and assistance in planning, implementing, and evaluating learning for SLB Kirana Hati Bunda students. In addition, to meet the needs of teaching aids, learning applications will be made, training on application use and assistance in using multimedia learning applications with hand gesture recognition. Based on student learning results, it was found that the multimedia hand gesture recognition learning application made students more enthusiastic in learning, did not get bored of repeating exercises and the results were better when learning was done repeatedly. From two practice sessions on the same material there was a significant increase in scores</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Endah Asmawati, Heru Arwoko, Aniva Kartika Copyright (c) 2023 Endah Asmawati, Heru Arwoko, Aniva Kartika Wed, 15 Nov 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Empowering Community through Innovation and Marketing Strategy for Candied Nutmeg Products: A Case Study in Negeri Ureng <p>This scientific article presents a case study on the implementation of Real Work Lectures (KKN) in Negeri Ureng, focusing on the innovation and marketing strategy for candied nutmeg products. The goal of this study was to foster empathy and a sense of concern for community issues while promoting the marketability of nutmeg shells through innovative product development. The research employed direct observation methods, particularly in the production of candied nutmeg, involving the local community members who were interested in initiating or expanding their businesses. The results showed that the project provided valuable insights, knowledge, and skills in product innovation using available natural resources in the Ureng Village. Additionally, it assisted local entrepreneurs in enhancing the packaging and branding of their food products to attract consumers. Furthermore, the project facilitated the process of obtaining trading permits, enabling the businesses to gain recognition across various segments of society. The implications of this study emphasize the importance of appropriate marketing strategies to expedite the sale of locally produced nutmeg-based products.<br><br><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Innovation and marketability: Promoting the innovative use of nutmeg shells and developing marketable candied nutmeg products.</li> <li>Strategic marketing and packaging: Implementing effective marketing strategies and innovative packaging to enhance sales and expand market reach.</li> <li>Community empowerment: Empowering local producers through fair pricing, facilitating quick sales of processed nutmeg products, and supporting business permit acquisition.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keyword:<br></strong>KKN Implementation, Candied Nutmeg Products, Innovation, Marketing Strategy, Community Empowerment.<strong><br></strong></p> Fransisca S Latumahina, Ismail Fanolong, Anisa Rokah Makatita, Astin Habasa, Muhammad Bahri Adi Saputra Copyright (c) 2023 Fransisca SLatumahina, Ismail Fanolong, Anisa Rokah Makatita, Astin Habasa, Muhammad Bahri Adi Saputra Mon, 19 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Da'wah Communication Style with Games on Ustadz Abi Azkakia Through Live Tiktok <p>This qualitative descriptive study aims to examine the communication style employed by Ustadz Abi Azkakia while utilizing the mobile game, Mobile Legends, for dawah (Islamic outreach) purposes on TikTok. By analyzing data gathered from live streaming sessions and video postings on his TikTok account, the author describes Ustadz Abi Azkakia's unique approach to dawah communication. The results reveal the utilization of two communication styles: assertive style (direct eye contact, humor, openness to opinions, expressive) and passive style (limited facial expressions, infrequent eye contact, gentle demeanor). This research sheds light on the innovative ways in which social media, particularly TikTok, can be employed for effective dawah communication, presenting opportunities for the wider Islamic community to engage and connect with a diverse audience.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The unconventional approach: Ustadz Abi Azkakia's use of Mobile Legends gaming on TikTok as a medium for dawah communication brings a fresh and unconventional perspective to Islamic outreach.</li> <li>Diverse communication styles: The study reveals the utilization of assertive and passive communication styles by Ustadz Abi Azkakia, showcasing the importance of adapting communication techniques to effectively engage with a diverse audience.</li> <li>The power of social media: This research highlights the potential of social media platforms, specifically TikTok, in enabling Islamic scholars to reach a wider and more diverse audience, fostering connections and promoting understanding in new and innovative ways.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Dawah communication, Ustadz Abi Azkakia, TikTok, Mobile Legends, Social media</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Khoirul Nasikhin, Sufyanto Sufyanto Copyright (c) 2023 SUFYANTO SUFYANTO, Khoirul Nasikhin Mon, 26 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Communication Between Gamers in the Mobile Legends Bang Bang Online Game Group (Qualitative Descriptive Study of the WWE Company Mobile Legends Online Game Community) <div class="flex flex-col text-sm dark:bg-gray-800"> <div class="group w-full text-gray-800 dark:text-gray-100 border-b border-black/10 dark:border-gray-900/50 bg-gray-50 dark:bg-[#444654]"> <div class="flex p-4 gap-4 text-base md:gap-6 md:max-w-2xl lg:max-w-[38rem] xl:max-w-3xl md:py-6 lg:px-0 m-auto"> <div class="relative flex w-[calc(100%-50px)] flex-col gap-1 md:gap-3 lg:w-[calc(100%-115px)]"> <div class="flex flex-grow flex-col gap-3"> <div class="min-h-[20px] flex items-start overflow-x-auto whitespace-pre-wrap break-words flex-col gap-4"> <div class="markdown prose w-full break-words dark:prose-invert light"> <p>This qualitative research investigates the dynamics of group communication within the online game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. The study aims to explore how effective communication and positive interactions among players can be fostered within the game, resulting in mutual understanding and cooperation. Employing a case study approach, the researcher conducted interviews with five Mobile Legends: Bang Bang players. Drawing on Laswell's communication theory, which encompasses the elements of who, says what, through which media, to whom, and with what effects, the study highlights the online communication capabilities provided by the game, such as chat and voice note features. Through these features, players can engage in effective online communication without the need for physical meetings. The research findings reveal that Mobile Legends: Bang Bang facilitates the formation of communities, allowing players to establish connections and build relationships beyond the game. The study concludes that despite the presence of in-game noise, the communication among gamers within a group is highly effective, with players predominantly utilizing chat features and symbols during gameplay for efficient communication. After each match, players further engage in voice chat discussions to analyze game outcomes and address challenges faced during gameplay. This research sheds light on the significance of effective communication in online gaming communities and highlights the potential for building strong player connections and fostering positive interactions in virtual environments</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Effective communication: The study highlights the importance of effective communication in fostering collaboration and understanding among players in the online game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.</li> <li>Communication tools: The research identifies the significance of chat features and voice chat in facilitating communication and coordination during gameplay and post-match discussions.</li> <li>Building connections: The findings emphasize the potential of online gaming communities, such as Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, in enabling players to form relationships and establish connections beyond the virtual environment, enhancing the overall gaming experience.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Group communication, Online gaming, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Chat features, Voice chat</p> Alifian Muhammad Rahmawan Firdaus, Nur Maghfirah Aesthetika Copyright (c) 2023 NUR MAGHFIRAH AESTHETIKA, Alifian Muhammad Rahmawan Firdaus Mon, 26 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Student Communication Accommodation Strategy in Sidoarjo <p>This qualitative study aims to explore the accommodation strategies employed by students from East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) studying in Sidoarjo, Indonesia, in their interactions with local students and the surrounding community. Drawing on the communication accommodation theory, data was collected through purposive sampling using interviews, observations, and documentation. The findings revealed three forms of communication accommodation: convergence (using both Indonesian and Javanese languages during interactions), divergence (using their native language from NTT), and overaccommodation (expressed through loud laughter and speech patterns). The study highlights the significance of the accommodation process between NTT students and local students and community members in achieving effective cross-cultural communication. The implications of these findings shed light on the importance of cultural sensitivity and understanding in fostering harmonious interactions among diverse populations.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The study explores cross-cultural accommodation strategies of NTT students in Sidoarjo.</li> <li>Findings reveal convergence, divergence, and overaccommodation as forms of communication accommodation.</li> <li>The study emphasizes the importance of cultural sensitivity for effective cross-cultural communication.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> cross-cultural accommodation, NTT students, communication accommodation, cultural sensitivity, effective communication</p> Sahrul Ali Sandi, Ferry Adhi Dharma Copyright (c) 2023 Sahrul Ali Sandi, Ferry Adhi Dharma Mon, 26 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Drug Prevention Outreach: Enhancing Youth Knowledge and Awareness in Ureng Country, Maluku Tengah, Indonesia <p><span style="vertical-align: inherit;"><span style="vertical-align: inherit;">The dangers and detrimental effects of drugs on the lives and health of addicts and their families have become increasingly concerning. This study aimed to address the lack of understanding about narcotics among the youth in Ureng Country, which consists mostly of vulnerable individuals susceptible to drug contamination. The research was conducted through a community engagement initiative called the "Kuliah Kerja Nyata" (KKN) or Community Service Learning program, in collaboration with the National Narcotics Agency of Maluku Province. The drug prevention outreach involved a socialization program targeting 30 young people in Ureng Country. The implementation of the program consisted of several stages, including obtaining permission, preparation, conducting the socialization event, engaging in a question-and-answer session, and concluding with closing remarks and prayers. The results demonstrated that the drug prevention outreach successfully increased the youth's knowledge and awareness regarding the detrimental effects of drugs and drug abuse. The implications of this study highlight the importance of community-based initiatives in tackling drug-related issues, particularly among the younger generation, and call for further research and interventions to combat drug abuse globally.<br><br></span></span><strong>Highlight:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Dual nature of drugs: Drugs can provide benefits but also pose health risks, including addiction.</li> <li>Negative impacts: Drugs affect individuals, families, and communities, leading to deviant behavior and future generation damage.</li> <li>Importance of drug prevention: Knowledge counseling and socialization programs help increase youth awareness and prevent drug abuse.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keyword:<br></strong>Drugs, Narcotics, Drug Prevention, Youth, Knowledge<strong><br></strong></p> Fransina S Latumahina, Anshari Betekeneng , Dandi Alvian Hakim, Arman Wally , Ari Fisal Waelissa Copyright (c) 2023 Fransina S Latumahina, Anshari Betekeneng , Dandi Alvian Hakim, Arman Wally , Ari Fisal Waelissa5 Mon, 19 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000 A Systematic Literature Review: Blended Learning as the Icon of Excellence in Primary Schools in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution <p>This systematic literature review aims to investigate whether blended learning can become the hallmark of educational excellence. The study documents and reviews articles related to blended learning from 2014 to 2021, sourced from accredited national and international journals accessible through Google Scholar, ScienceDirect, and ResearchGate. The results reveal that blended learning plays a crucial role as a solution for teaching and learning activities during the COVID-19 pandemic and the 21st century. It has the potential to become an icon of educational excellence; however, successful implementation requires alignment of institutional goals, educators, students, and parents. The implications of this study underscore the significance of embracing blended learning as a creative and innovative approach to adapt to the challenges of the pandemic and beyond.</p> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p>Blended learning as a transformative solution: Blended learning emerges as a vital approach to seamlessly integrate traditional face-to-face teaching with online education, presenting a transformative solution to adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.</p> </li> <li> <p>Educational excellence in the 21st century: The systematic review showcases blended learning as a potential icon of educational excellence, offering a pathway to foster innovative and creative learning environments that align with the demands of the 21st-century education landscape.</p> </li> <li> <p>Key success factors for implementation: The study emphasizes the significance of goal alignment among institutions, educators, students, and parents, highlighting that successful implementation of blended learning hinges upon the collaboration and synchronization of all stakeholders.</p> </li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords: </strong>Blended Learning, Educational Excellence, COVID-19 Pandemic, Systematic Literature Review, Online Education</p> Avivatul Abidah, Indra Tri Yulistianto , Satrio Ryan Ramadhan , David Yusuf Azwarnaufal , Ida Rindaningsih Copyright (c) 2023 Avivatul Abidah, Indra Tri Yulistianto , Satrio Ryan Ramadhan , David Yusuf Azwarnaufal , Ida Rindaningsih Tue, 25 Jul 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Developing a Geospatial Public Facility Navigation Map for Assilulu, Indonesia Using ArcGIS <p>This study aims to cultivate social responsibility among undergraduates of Pattimura University, Ambon, through the development of a Public Facility Navigation Map for Assilulu, a community in the Maluku Tengah district. Leveraging geographic information system (GIS) software, ArcGIS, the initiative gathered geospatial data through site surveys to obtain coordinates of key public infrastructure. This data was subsequently documented, tested for accuracy using Google Earth, and analyzed using ArcGIS 10.7. The resulting map was printed as banners and strategically placed at community entry points. This project contributes significantly to facilitating easier navigation for newcomers to the community, enabling them to locate important facilities such as government, religious, educational, and healthcare institutions, and tourism sites more efficiently. However, the project acknowledges room for further refinement, such as including additional facilities like agricultural, marine, and market infrastructures, recommending these as directions for future work in improving community navigability and land use planning in Assilulu.<br><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <div class="flex flex-grow flex-col gap-3"> <div class="min-h-[20px] flex flex-col items-start gap-4 whitespace-pre-wrap break-words"> <div class="markdown prose w-full break-words dark:prose-invert dark"> <ul> <li>Fostering social responsibility via practical community projects.</li> <li>Effective use of ArcGIS and Google Earth for navigation map creation.</li> <li>Identified potential for future map improvements and land use planning.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Geospatial Data, Public Facility Navigation, Community Engagement, ArcGIS, Land Use Planning</p> </div> </div> </div> Fransina Latumahina, Rizka Regita Cahyani, Ruslin Ruslin, Rizky Nabilah N. I. F Handoyo Copyright (c) 2023 Fransina Latumahina, Rizka Regita Cahyani, Rizky Nabilah N. I. F Handoyo, Ruslin Fri, 16 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0000