Female's reproductive health application design on the school teacher knowledge: an android-based learning media



  • Yuyun Rinanda Kadir Department of Midwifery, Graduate School, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • Syafruddin Syarif Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • M. Aryadi Arsyad Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • Yusring Sanusi Baso Center for Media, Learning Resources and E-Learning, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • Andi Nilawati Usman Department of Midwifery, Graduate School, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia


android applications, knowledge, reproductive health


This study aimed to design a reproductive health application in improving teacher knowledge about adolescent reproductive health as an android-based learning medium and analyze the behavior of assessing an android-based reproductive health application assessment. This research was conducted at Public Junior High School 4 Baubau, Public Junior High School 3 Baubau, and Public Madrasah Tsanawiah (an Islamic Junior High School)Baubau, using a combined method, Research and Development (R & D) and pre-experimental (one group pre-test and post-test design). Educational applications were developed and validated using R & D (Research and Development) developed by Borg and Gall. The pre-experimental research design (one group pre-test and post-test design) determined the improvement in school teachers' knowledge before and after obtaining the educational applications. About 56 teachers were involved as samples by the purposive sampling technique. Later, the data were statistically analyzed by the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test. There was a difference in knowledge before and after reproductive health education applications (p-value <0.05). Based on learning subjects, science teachers had better knowledge than non-science teachers. Thus, it can be concluded that reproductive health education applications could improve school teachers' knowledge.


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How to Cite

Kadir, Y. R., Syarif, S., Arsyad, M. A., Baso, Y. S., & Usman, A. N. (2021). Female’s reproductive health application design on the school teacher knowledge: an android-based learning media. International Journal of Health & Medical Sciences, 4(2), 189-195. https://doi.org/10.31295/ijhms.v4n2.1686

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