Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar Proceedings, The 1st International Conference on Science and Islamic Studies (ICOSIS-2023)

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Google site as digital learning media in contemporary fiqh courses: a needs analysis
Sitti Maryam Gani, H. Syahruddin Usman, H. Andi Achruh, H. Andi Akmal

Last modified: 2023-09-15


This study aims to identify students' needs for using Google Sites as a digital-based learning medium in the context of Contemporary Fiqh courses. Data were obtained from 56 students and lecturers in charge of the DDI Mangkoso Islamic Boarding School, South Sulawesi course through surveys and interviews. Based on data analysis, research findings indicate that Google Sites have significant potential as a platform for storing and distributing learning materials. Students also stated that learning materials were easier to understand through the Google Site, and there was a great need for access to Contemporary Fiqh learning materials through this platform. In addition, the Google Site is also considered to have the potential to facilitate interaction and Discussion, but there are still varying views regarding its effectiveness. Respondents also expressed a high need for clear and easy-to-understand guidelines for using Google Sites. However, in terms of ease of use, perception has some differences. Students indicated a great need for easy-to-use learning media, while some respondents reported difficulties navigating and using the Google Site. The results of interviews with lecturers also revealed the advantages of Google Sites in distributing learning materials, facilitating communication and interaction, and assessing and providing feedback—further research involving wider educational institutions, various data collection methods, and involving various stakeholders


Google site; contemporary fiqh; learning media; student needs

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