Implementation of a Virtual Laboratory Product as Geometry Learning Media


A virtual laboratory geometry product was developed at the Open University. In 2020, tests to assess this product were carried out by material experts and media experts, as well as online limited tests for students taking geometry courses at the Open University and PGRI Semarang University. The findings showed that the virtual product of the geometry lab was capable of displaying virtual and augmented reality, which could increase student motivation and learning. The product scored 91 and 94 based on the validation of media experts and materials experts, respectively, indicating that the virtual geometry lab product is feasible to use. More than 90% of lecturers and students at the Open University and PGRI University Semarang were very happy to use it. A second year was planned for product implementation with expanded testing in PTN and PTS in Central Java. After being given the application of the virtual geometry lab product, 95% of students agreed with it being used as a supplement to learning media in the classroom, while their learning outcomes also improved. The control class average was 77.45, and the experimental class average was 83.36, after being given the application of the virtual geometry lab product.

Keywords: implementation, virtual geometry lab, virtual reality, independent learning, student spatial ability

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