Folktale of Si Layung and Si Kohkol as Water Conservation Media in Multimedia Era
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- -folktale Si Layung and Si Kohkol; conservation of water resources
The availability of water resources is central to human life. Water resources utilized by humans must be maintained its availability until the future in order to be enjoyed by the next generation. Efforts to maintain the availability of water resources is done by care, maintain, and use it wisely. Such conservation efforts can be done through traditional things through folktale. Folktale has a high content of wisdom and philosophy. Folktale serves as an entertainer, an analogy, and as a social system of society. To describe the relevance of folktale and the system of social institutions governing the way of life/behavior of the community with the use of water, an analytical descriptive method with a micro ethnography approach focusing on a smaller cultural sphere is selected. This method is chosen to provide an overview of the patterns of life and behavior of people who are influenced by elements of the story that develops with the conservation of water resources. The story that used as data is the folktale about Si Layung and Si Kohkol who is the guardian of Situ Gede and Situ Cibeureum, Tasikmalaya. The results of the study found the findings that folktale can be an easy and natural conservation medium for the community. In the multimedia era, the role of oral literature is still ranked as the main media for education as an effort to conserve water resources. Medium of orally in folktale can be an effective community-based learning media in the awareness and learning of ecosystem management. Documentation of folktale in the form of research describes the concept of natural balance contained in it. This study focuses on studying the function of folktale as a medium for conservation of water resources for the community. The existence of water resources in Tasikmalaya serve as a source of irrigation rice fields and fishery land to meet the needs of community life.
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TY - CONF AU - Ridzky Firmansyah Fahmi AU - Syihabuddin Syihabuddin AU - Sumiyadi Sumiyadi PY - 2018/12 DA - 2018/12 TI - Folktale of Si Layung and Si Kohkol as Water Conservation Media in Multimedia Era BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Language, Literature, and Education (ICLLE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 492 EP - 497 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iclle-18.2018.83 DO - 10.2991/iclle-18.2018.83 ID - Fahmi2018/12 ER -