Nurturing Ethical Character in Islamic Colleges through Interactive Technology: Lecturers Perspective

  • Eva Nikmatul Rabbianty Institut Agama Islam Negeri Madura
  • Siti Azizah Institut Agama Islam Negeri Madura
  • Mashur Abadi Institut Agama Islam Negeri Madura‎
  • Nina Khayatul Virdyna Institut Agama Islam Negeri Madura‎
  • Ali Said Al-Matari A'Sharqiyah University
Abstract views: 90 , PDF downloads: 43
Keywords: Character ‎Education, Ethical ‎Character ‎Development, Islamic ‎Colleges, Interactive ‎Technology

Abstract

This article examines the impact of integrating interactive technology in character education programs on ethical character development in Islamic colleges from the lecturers' perspective. The study addresses two research questions: (1) How does the integration of interactive technology influence ethical character development, according to lecturers in Islamic colleges? (2) What challenges do lecturers face in effectively utilizing interactive technology for nurturing ethical character education?. Data was collected through a survey of 50 lecturers from Islamic colleges in Madura, using a combination of closed-ended and open-ended questions. The findings reveal that integrating interactive technology positively affects ethical character development by enhancing student engagement, critical thinking, and moral reasoning. This research contributes to addressing a research gap by providing empirical evidence on the effectiveness of interactive technology in nurturing ethical character development in the context of Islamic colleges. Additionally, the study identifies challenges lecturers face in embracing the digital age, including limited technical skills, inadequate resources, and resistance to change. Addressing these challenges is crucial for maximizing the potential of interactive technology in character education programs. Overall, this research offers practical insights for educational institutions and policymakers, informing the design of strategies for incorporating interactive technology into character education programs while mitigating associated challenges. By focusing specifically on Islamic colleges, this study provides unique perspectives on integrating interactive technology in nurturing ethical character development, adding novelty to the existing literature

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Abraham, Mihireteab, Zeleke Arficho, Tesfaye Habtemariam, and Abate Demissie. ‎‎“Effects of Information Communication Technology-Assisted Teaching ‎Training on English Language Teachers’ Pedagogical Knowledge and ‎English Language Proficiency.” Edited by Sirui Wang. Cogent Education 9, ‎no. 1 (December 31, 2022): 2028336. ‎doi:10.1080/2331186X.2022.2028336.‎

Abubakari, Mussa S, Gamal Abdul Nasir Zakaria, Priyanto Priyanto, and Dewi ‎Triantini. “Analysing Technology Acceptance for Digital Learning in Islamic ‎Education: The Role of Religious Perspective on ICT.” Journal of ‎Computing Research and Innovation 8, no. 1 (2023): 1–16.‎

Antonoglou, LD, ND Charistos, and MP Sigalas. “Design, Development and ‎Implementation of a Technology Enhanced Hybrid Course on Molecular ‎Symmetry: Students’ Outcomes and Attitudes.” Chemistry Education ‎Research and Practice 12, no. 4 (2011): 454–68.‎

Buchanan, Rachel Anne, Daniella Jasmin Forster, Samuel Douglas, Sonal Nakar, ‎Helen J Boon, Treesa Heath, Paul Heyward, Laura D’Olimpio, Joanne ‎Ailwood, and Scott Eacott. “Philosophy of Education in a New Key: ‎Exploring New Ways of Teaching and Doing Ethics in Education in the 21st ‎Century.” Educational Philosophy and Theory 54, no. 8 (2022): 1178–97.‎

Castonguay, Alexandre, Pamela Farthing, Shauna Davies, Laura Vogelsang, ‎Manal Kleib, Tracie Risling, and Nadia Green. “Revolutionizing Nursing ‎Education through Ai Integration: A Reflection on the Disruptive Impact of ‎ChatGPT.” Nurse Education Today 129 (2023): 105916.‎

Daoud, Sumaya, Hussam Alrabaiah, and Eman Zaitoun. “Technology for ‎Promoting Academic Integrity: The Impact of Using Turnitin on Reducing ‎Plagiarism,” 178–81. IEEE, 2019.‎

Dysart, Sarah A, and Carl Weckerle. “Professional Development in Higher ‎Education: A Model for Meaningful Technology Integration.” Journal of ‎Information Technology Education. Innovations in Practice 14 (2015): 255.‎

Ebrahimi, Mansoureh. “Islamic Identity, Ethical Principles and Human Values.” ‎European Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies 2, no. 6 (2017): 325–36.‎

Eliyanah, Evi. “Gendered Moralities and Cinematic Representations of Indonesian ‎Muslims and Their Arab Others.” Asian Studies Review, 2022, 1–17.‎

Farikah, Farikah. “Developing the Students’ Character through Literacy Activities in ‎A Child-Friendly School Model.” Dinamika Ilmu 19, no. 2 (2019): 187–96.‎

Fausi, Ach Fikri. “Implementing Multicultural Values of Students Through Religious ‎Culture in Elementary School Islamic Global School Malang City.” ‎International Journal of Islamic Education, Research and Multiculturalism ‎‎(IJIERM) 2, no. 1 (2020): 62–79.‎

Gani, Abdul Fattah Abd, Aeimi Ruzanna Abu Hassim, and Eliyas S Mohandas. ‎‎“Students’ Perceptions of New Web 2.0 Tools’ Usage in Classroom ‎Instruction,” 247–57. Springer, 2016.‎

Ghotbi, Nader, Manh Tung Ho, and Peter Mantello. “Attitude of College Students ‎towards Ethical Issues of Artificial Intelligence in an International University ‎in Japan.” AI & SOCIETY 37, no. 1 (March 2022): 283–90. ‎doi:10.1007/s00146-021-01168-2.‎

Gil-Flores, Javier, Javier Rodríguez-Santero, and Juan-Jesús Torres-Gordillo. ‎‎“Factors That Explain the Use of ICT in Secondary-Education Classrooms: ‎The Role of Teacher Characteristics and School Infrastructure.” Computers ‎in Human Behavior 68 (2017): 441–49.‎

Goodyear, Victoria A. “Social Media, Apps and Wearable Technologies: Navigating ‎Ethical Dilemmas and Procedures.” Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise ‎and Health 9, no. 3 (2017): 285–302.‎

Houser, Rick, Steve Thoma, Amanda Coppock, Matthew Mazer, Lewis Midkiff, ‎Marisa Younanian, and Sarah Young. “Learning Ethics through Virtual ‎Fieldtrips: Teaching Ethical Theories through Virtual Experiences.” ‎International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 23, no. ‎‎2 (2011): 260–68.‎

Ismail, Ismail. “Character Education Based on Religious Values: An Islamic ‎Perspective.” Ta’dib: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam 21, no. 1 (September 25, ‎‎2016): 41–58. doi:10.19109/td.v21i1.744.‎

Kasim, Tengku Sarina Aini Tengku, and Yusmini Md Yusoff. “Active Teaching ‎Methods: Personal Experience of Integrating Spiritual and Moral Values.” ‎Religious Education 109, no. 5 (October 20, 2014): 554–70. ‎doi:10.1080/00344087.2014.956560.‎

Korucu-Kış, Saadet. “Preparing Student Teachers for Real Classrooms through ‎Virtual Vicarious Experiences of Critical Incidents during Remote ‎Practicum: A Meaningful-Experiential Learning Perspective.” Education and ‎Information Technologies 26, no. 6 (2021): 6949–71.‎

McGillivray, David, Gayle McPherson, Jennifer Jones, and Alison McCandlish. ‎‎“Young People, Digital Media Making and Critical Digital Citizenship.” ‎Leisure Studies 35, no. 6 (2016): 724–38.‎

Ohara, Muammar Revnu. “The Role of Social Media in Educational ‎Communication Management.” Journal of Contemporary Administration ‎and Management (ADMAN) 1, no. 2 (2023): 70–76.‎

Pan, Xueni, and Antonia F de C Hamilton. “Why and How to Use Virtual Reality to ‎Study Human Social Interaction: The Challenges of Exploring a New ‎Research Landscape.” British Journal of Psychology 109, no. 3 (2018): ‎‎395–417.‎

Qadir, Junaid, and Muhammad Suleman. “Teaching Ethics,(Islamic) Values and ‎Technology: Musings on Course Design and Experience,” 486–91. IEEE, ‎‎2018.‎

Rabbanie, Muhammad Dahlan, Katni Katni, and Khaidir Fadil. “Experience and ‎Expectation during E-Learning of Islamic Religion Education: The Students’ ‎Response.” Utamax: Journal of Ultimate Research and Trends in Education ‎‎4, no. 2 (2022): 122–34.‎

Rashed, Zetty Nurzuliana, and Nurul Rahimah Binti Mohd Hanipah. “Challenges ‎and Best Practices of Teaching and Learning among Islamic Education ‎Teachers during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Malaysia.” International ‎Journal of Pedagogy and Teacher Education 5, no. 2 (2022): 105–12.‎

Sari, Avid Leonardo, and Eko Lianto Rihardi Irwandi. “Comprehensive Application ‎of E-Learning Based on Islamic Principles and Ethics.” Journal of Positive ‎School Psychology 6, no. 3 (2022): 3343–50.‎

Saripudin, Didin, Kokom Komalasari, and Diana Noor Anggraini. “Value-Based ‎Digital Storytelling Learning Media to Foster Student Character.” ‎International Journal of Instruction 14, no. 2 (2021): 369–84.‎

Setiawan, Adib Rifqi. “Islamic Education in Southeast Asia.” EdArXiv. DOI: ‎Https://Doi. Org/10.35542/Osf. Io/Dnjqv, 2020.‎

Siau, Keng, and Weiyu Wang. “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics: Ethics of AI and ‎Ethical AI.” Journal of Database Management (JDM) 31, no. 2 (2020): 74–‎‎87.‎

Singh, Balraj. “Character Education in the 21st Century.” Journal of Social Studies ‎‎(JSS) 15, no. 1 (2019): 1–12.‎

Stammers, Sophie. “Improving Knowledge Acquisition and Dissemination through ‎Technological Interventions on Cognitive Biases.” Educational Theory 68, ‎no. 6 (2018): 675–92.‎

Vershitskaya, Elena R, Anna V Mikhaylova, Suriya I Gilmanshina, Evgeniy M ‎Dorozhkin, and Vladimir V Epaneshnikov. “Present-Day Management of ‎Universities in Russia: Prospects and Challenges of e-Learning.” Education ‎and Information Technologies 25 (2020): 611–21.‎

Wardi, Moh, and Ismail Ismail. “Following The Prophet Muhammad Character ‎through Ngabuleh Tradition in Pondok Pesantren Darul Ulum Banyuanyar ‎Pamekasan.” El Harakah 20, no. 1 (2018): 49.‎

Wargadinata, Wildana, Iffat Maimunah, Dewi Eva, and Zainur Rofiq. “Student’s ‎Responses on Learning in the Early COVID-19 Pandemic.” Tadris: Journal ‎of Education and Teacher Training 5, no. 1 (2020): 141–53.‎

Published
2023-11-26
How to Cite
Rabbianty, Eva Nikmatul, Siti Azizah, Mashur Abadi, Nina Khayatul Virdyna, and Ali Said Al-Matari. 2023. “Nurturing Ethical Character in Islamic Colleges through Interactive Technology: Lecturers Perspective”. TADRIS: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam 18 (2), 33-52. https://doi.org/10.19105/tjpi.v18i2.10378.