Reog Kendang Dance: Study of Ethnoscience as a Learning Source to Improve Students' Akhlakul Karimah

  • Anis Lailatul Fitriyah UIN Sayyid Ali Rahmatullah Tulungagung
Keywords: reog kendang dance, ethnoscience, learning source, akhlakul karimah


Ethnoscience-based learning is an innovation in education that combines culture and science. Through cultural philosophical values ​​studied in ethnoscience, it is hoped that it can encourage students to do commendable actions (akhlakul karimah) in everyday life. Reog Kendang Dance, Tulungagung Regency can be an object of ethnoscience that needs to be studied further. The aims of this study is to describe the values of ethnoscience and akhlakul karimah in Reog Kendang Dance as a learning source. This study uses a qualitative descriptive method with data collection techniques from literature studies derived from relevant scientific books and articles. The data is analyzed through the process of data reduction, data display, and verification. The results of this study indicate that the study of ethnoscience in Reog Kendang dance includes ethnophysics, ethnochemistry, ethnobiology, and ethnomathematics. The ethnophysics in the Reog Kendang dance are the concept of work (W), work coefficient (P), mechanical advantage (K), temperature and heat. The ethnobiology is found in the human movement system. Meanwhile, ethnochemistry are found in polymers, colloids, redox and electrochemistry, elemental and organic chemistry. The ethnomathematics are contained in the concepts of circles, triangles, curved side spaces, volume of rotating objects, and symmetry. Besides that, Reog Kendang dance also contains Islamic values ​​in the form of morality, such as getting closer to Allah SWT, qana'ah, nationalism, helping others, being polite and honest.