Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017)

Revitalization of Value and Meaning Toba Batak Folklore in the Formation of Character Education of Children

Authors
Ratih Baiduri, Leylia Khairani
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Ratih Baiduri
Available Online December 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.52How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Revitalization, Toba Batak folklore, the establishment of character education of children, values , and meaning
Abstract
Folklore originated from the oral tradition of society, full of messages of value and morals to be conveyed in one generation to the next generation. Folklore can be used as a means to guide children to behave well because it contains many pieces of advice that can be used as life lessons.This study aims to: (1) describe the meaning and value of the Toba Batak folklore entitled The Polite Source of Life, Not Caring for the Source of Destruction (2) revitalizes the Toba Batak folklore to be implemented in the formation of character education of children. The research method using the qualitative method with the descriptive approach. Data collection techniques include literature studies and in-depth interviews. Informants selected purposively who are experts about the Toba Batak folklore. Nevertheless, today the phenomenon that occurs in society, especially the younger generation no longer recognize the values contained in folklore. Also, the school also does not include folklore become part of learning. From the research results obtained that the Toba Batak folklore is full of character education values to form noble moral behavior. The values are, charge, concern, obedient to the parents, not arrogant or humble, helping others, respecting others, sincere, be fair and no strings attached. Revitalization of the values contained in this folklore can be done by preserving and transforming it to the young generation in the form of education, especially in the local content curriculum, extracurricular activities in the form of theater/drama and film/video making.
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Proceedings
2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2017
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978-94-6252-477-4
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2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.52How to use a DOI?
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