MODEL PENGUKURAN APLIKASI MUDAH ALIH PANDUAN SOLAT ANDROID (MAPS)
AbstractMeasurement Model for Prayer Guide Android Mobile Application
The use of mobile devises is getting more important and synonym with the advancement of the technology. Simple and concise applications are the choices of the contemporary society. Various applications are downloadable from the Android platform. Among which that can be downloaded without any charge is Prayer Guide application. This study was conducted to explore the validity of the of the measurement model for the usage of mobile prayer guide application. Additionally, it was also conducted to identify the possible contributions of the prayer guide application to teaching and learning methodologies, user friendly applications, multimedia mobility, and learning outcome. The prayer guide application used for this study was built on Android operating system. Android is a Linux based operating system used for touch screen programs and tablet computers through Google open source. Applications on Android can be downloaded from Google Play. The prayer guide on Android used in this study was built as a guide for the Muslims to perform prayer. This application can be used in the teaching and learning of children and adults on performing prayer. Among the contents of the application are the principles of prayer, ways for ablution, common verses in a prayer, non-obligatory prayers, and the additional prayers. This study was conducted on 70 respondents quantitatively by using MAPS questionnaire which contains 42 items including items on demographic information. The instrument analysis was conducted by using Structural Equation Modeling Partial Least Square 3.2.7. The findings indicated that the content of the Android mobile prayer guide application has positive impact on the teaching and learning method, user friendly application, multimedia mobility, and the learning outcomes. The validity and reliability of the application on the measurement model were also tested in this study. The use of the prayer guide application may create strong learning objectives that will provide a strong platform for those who are looking forward in learning about prayer. This application is helpful especially for those who might be embarrassed to ask and learn the basic skills or before meeting any teachers to learn more about prayer.
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