The Influence of Roleplay Simulation on the Moral Development of Children Aged 8-9 Years Old

Authors

  • Aris Kurniyanto
  • Ahmad Yusuf

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14655

Keywords:

: role-play stimulation, children’s, moral development

Abstract

Background : A lack of moral development might increase negative moral behavior. Drama, as a part of
role-play, can stimulate the moral development of children aged 8-9 years.
Objective : The purpose of this study is to explain the effect of role-play on the moral development of
children aged 8-9 years
Method : This research applied pre-experimental one-group pre-post test design. The population in this
study was children aged 8-9 years with a total of 47 children. A sample of 15 respondents was taken using
purposive sampling. The independent variable in this study is role-play stimulation, while the dependent
variable is the moral development of children aged 8-9 years. Data collection was done using observation
sheets, then analyzed using Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test with significance ? = 0.05.
Result: Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test shows that stimulation through role-play can influence the moral
development of children aged 8-9 years with p = 0.001.
Conclusion: The results of this study conclude that role-play stimulation can improve children’s moral
development.

Author Biographies

Aris Kurniyanto

Researcher

Ahmad Yusuf

Professor, Department of Community and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Universitas
Airlangga, Surabaya (60115), Indonesia

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Aris Kurniyanto, & Ahmad Yusuf. (2021). The Influence of Roleplay Simulation on the Moral Development of Children Aged 8-9 Years Old. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 1983-1989. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14655