Development of Functional Academic Guidebook Based on Experiential Learning for Teacher Specialized in Teaching Children with Intellectual Disability

Volume 6 Issue 1 (January 2021)
Pages: 63-74 Download Count : 952 View Count: 746 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.824229 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley


This study is to determine the feasibility of functional academic guidebook based on experiential learning model in terms of material and media aspects. The type of research is research and development (RnD), using Borg and Gall model. The procedure for developing teaching materials is limited to 9 steps of activities, namely: research and information collecting, planning, preliminary form of product development, preliminary field testing, main product revision, main field testing, operational product revision, operational field testing, and final product testing. The research subjects were 6 special school teachers. The eligibility of teaching material product is validated by a material expert and a media expert. Data collection used is a questionnaire and interview. Based on the results of the study, the feasibility of a functional academic guide book based on the validation of the material experts is 3.37 (very good) and the media experts is 3.74 (very good), the results of main field testing is 3.18 (very good), and operational field testing is 3.51 (very good).


  • Functional academic guidebook
  • experiential learning
  • teacher
  • children with intellectual disability
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