UMY’s Community Service Team Helps Schools Develop Multimedia Learning During the Pandemic

The community service team of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) that consists of two Communication Sciences lecturers, Dr. Filosa Gita Sukmono and Dr. Fajar Junaedi submitted an online learning package for SD Muhammadiyah Karangturi, Bantul, Monday (11/05). This learning package consists of one smartTV and 22 learning videos.

The production of these videos was carried out with the support of UMY through a community service program in February and has been utilized in the learning process. “When we developed a service plan at the end of 2019, we did not expect that there would be a COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal at that time was to facilitate schools by providing multimedia content,” explained the head of the community service team, Filosa Gita Sukmono. “The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has made multimedia online learning an important role,” he added.

The Principal of SD Muhammadiyah Karangturi, Indrawasih S, Pd stated that this partnership with UMY community service program has brought many benefits to the school. “With this multimedia learning tool, we can further develop learning activities for students online, so that SD Muhammadiyah Karangturi can continue to be a great school,” she explained.

These videos are not exclusively available SD Muhammadiyah Karangturi, and other schools and teachers can make use of it. “Even parents can also access them for learning at home during this pandemic,” Filosa explained. Filosa expects that after the COVID-19 pandemic, the learning videos available on the SD Muhammadiyah Karangturi youtube channel which can be accessed at

will continue to be used to support the learning process.

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