Designing MOOCs with VMS (Virtual Microscopic Simulation) for Measurement Student’s Level Understanding (LU)

  • Sisi Saptria Dewi Department of Physics Education, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, Serang, Banten, Indonesia
  • Suherman Suherman Department of Nonformal Education, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, Serang, Banten, Indonesia
  • Firmanul Catur Wibowo Department of Physics Education, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Jakarta Timur, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Dina Rahmi Darman Department of Physics Education, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, Serang, Banten, Indonesia
  • Aji Pancer Agung Rino Department of Physics Education, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, Serang, Banten, Indonesia
  • Ilham Akbar Darmawan Department of Electrical Engineering Vocational Education, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, Serang, Banten, Indonesia
Keywords: MOOCs, Virtual Microscopic Simulation (VMS), electric concept


The aims of this research to design Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) from now on referred to as Virtual Microscopic Simulation (VMS) to measure the Level Understanding (LU) of the construction of microscopic phenomena electric-field conceptions. The research method used is a mixed-method using embedded design. The research subjects are high school students, and one of the universities in Banten Province. The results of this study are software with features in the form of MOOCs-VMS that are categorized very well based on expert judgment on aspects of usability and learning content. The average score of media expert validation score is 96% with a very feasible category, the average score for material expert validation is 98% with a very decent category, and the average user response rate is 86% with a very good category. It can be concluded that the design of MOOCs-VMS can be used as an alternative media for conducting distance learning and is significant in building the level of understanding students.


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How to Cite
Dewi, S. S., Suherman, S., Wibowo, F. C., Darman, D. R., Rino, A. P. A., & Darmawan, I. A. (2020). Designing MOOCs with VMS (Virtual Microscopic Simulation) for Measurement Student’s Level Understanding (LU). Jurnal Penelitian & Pengembangan Pendidikan Fisika, 6(1), 17 - 24.