THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING IMAGE MEDIA AS LEARNING MEDIA FOR INCREASING PEDAGOGIC COMPETENCE
In seeking to achieve anticipated teaching goals, educators can employ a necessary simple, cost-effective, and understated tool. The teacher must be able to create learning media if it is not yet available. In the near future, teachers are also required to have competencies at every level of education and every stage of the teaching and learning process. This pedagogical competence can be obtained through systematic and continuous learning efforts, supported by the talents, interests, and other teaching skills, both during their pre-service period and during their tenure. Therefore, the purpose of writing this article was to explain the effectiveness of the use of media images as a learning medium for increasing the pedagogical competence of elementary school students. The method used was descriptive qualitative. In this study, the researchers relied on direct observations to collect data. In this sense, the observations were passive participatory. SDs Selamatkan Tunas Bangsa Indrapuri students were used as research subjects. The results showed that there were many improvements that students experienced both in terms of understanding as well as classroom participation after the application of image media.
Keywords: image media, learning, pedagogical competence