Moodle in Arabic Learning : How It Works at SMK Syafi’i Akrom Pekalongan

  • Jauhar Ali IAIN Pekalongan


This study aims to describe and analyze deeply the use of Moodle's open source e-learning at Syafi'i Akrom Pekalongan Vocational School. This is a kind of field research and the process of collecting the data uses observation, interviews and documentation techniques. Data analysis was conducted using analytical description and comparative method (Constant Comparative Method) techniques. The results showed: (1) Moodle-based e-learning at Syafi'i Akrom vocational school has not been utilized properly and optimally by all teachers and only IT teachers knowing how to use it; (2) Moodle-based Arabic E-learning at Syafi'i Akrom Vocational School also has not been utilized properly and optimally in Arabic learning process. It still uses conventional methods and media by having face to face meeting with the provided media; (3) The aim and objective of e-learning at Syafi'i Akrom Pekalongan Vocational School is realizing the media as one of the alternative media in learning to create more independent learning process without problems of place and time. Besides, the teacher has more flexible time due to the Internship Program for the XI graders; (4) The supporting factors of Arabic e-learning in Syafii Akrom vocational school are sufficiently complete facilities, the existence of as the e-learning website, sufficient funding support, IT training, and student ability in the use of ICT. The obstacles of the e-learning in this vocational school is the lack of ability and interest of teachers in using IT that enables the lack of ability to provide more interactive material for the students, the complexity of the features in Moodle, and the students’ who come from non Madrasa / Islamic boarding school backgrounds which have low ability in understanding Arabic.


Aminudin. “Media Pembelajaran Bahasa Arab.” Al-Munzir 7, no. 2 (2014): 13-28.

Brown, H. Douglas. Prinsip Pembelajaran dan Pengajaran Bahasa. USA: Pearson Education Inc, 2007.

Kusmana, Ade. “E-Learning dalam Pembelajaran.” Jurnal Lentera Pendidikan 14, no 1 (2011): 35-51,

Munir. Pembelajaran Jarak Jauh Berbasis Teknologi Informasi dan Komunikasi. Bandung : Alfabeta, 2009, 147.

Mardalis. Metode Penelitian Suatu Pendekatan Proposal. Jakarta : Bina Aksara, 1996.

Rosyidi, Abdul Wahab. Media Pembelajaran Bahasa Arab. Malang : UIN-Malang Press, 2009.

Sadiman, Arif S.. Media Pendidikan. Jakarta : Raja Grafindo Persada, 1996.

Sampurno, Pandu Joyo, “Implementasi Kurikulum 2013: MOODLE (Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) dalam Pembelajaran Fisika melalui Lembar Kerja Siswa pada Materi Optik di SMA.” Jurnal Fisika Indonesia 19, no. 55 (2015): 54-58,

Surjono, Herman Dwi. “Pengembangan Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) Untuk Pembelajaran Elektronika.” Jurnal Pendidikan 25, no.2 (1995): 95-106.

Turino, Yuliman Purwanto and Arief Soeleman. “E-Learning Bahasa Inggris Berbasis Web.” Jurnal Teknologi Informasi 5, no 2 (2009): 726-739.

Wahono, Romi Satria. “Memilih Sistem e Learning Berbasis Open Source.”, accessed in October 5, 2017.

Interview with one of the managers of e-learning Syafi’i Akrom Vocational School Muhammad Zubaed, August 16, 2018.

Interview with Arabic teacher Moehammad Kholil Hasan, August 25, 2018., accessed in September 10, 2018.
How to Cite
ALI, Jauhar. Moodle in Arabic Learning : How It Works at SMK Syafi’i Akrom Pekalongan. ALSINATUNA, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 162-181, june 2019. ISSN 2503-2690. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 09 apr. 2020. doi: