Makassar, Indonesia
Makassar, Indonesia

State University of Makassar is a Public University in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. It was established on 1 January 1961. Its rector is Arismunandar. Wikipedia.

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Ahmar A.S.,State University of Makassar | Rahman A.,State University of Makassar
Global Journal of Engineering Education | Year: 2017

The purpose of this study was to develop Android-based teaching materials, which have qualities (valid, practical and effective) that can help to improve the quality of student learning outcomes and to motivate students to learn. The process of developing this material used the Plomp development model, which consists of a preliminary investigation phase, a design phase, a realisation/construction phase, a test, evaluation and revision phase and an implementation phase. To assess the quality of the learning device, the validity of the validator of experts was, then, tested in order to ensure that the teaching material is valid, practical and effective. © WIETE 2017.

Rahman A.,State University of Makassar | Ahmar A.S.,State University of Makassar
World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education | Year: 2017

This study was a descriptive study using cross sectional design. The aims of this research were to examine the relationship between learning styles and learning outcomes by gender. The population in this study were all students in 1st year of SMAN 1 Galesong Selatan, Indonesia, in the 2014/2015 academic year. The instruments used in this research was the test of modalities learning styles (TMLS), to determine whether the students' learning styles are visual, auditory and kinaesthetic (VAK), and documentation. The relationship between learning styles and learning outcomes were analysed with the chi-square test and two-way ANOVA. The results of this study showed that 1) the learning styles of visual and auditory learning styles is dominated by women; and 2) there is no relationship between the variables of learning styles, genders and interaction of learning styles with genders to learning achievement. © 2017 WIETE.

Side S.,State University of Makassar | Noorani S.M.,National University of Malaysia
World Journal of Modelling and Simulation | Year: 2013

In this paper, we study a system of differential equations that models the population dynamics of Susceptible, Infected, and Removed (SIR) vector transmission of dengue fever. The model studied re-breeding value based on the number of reported cases of dengue fever in South Sulawesi, Indonesia and Selangor, Malaysia. Using the SIR model and based on the rate of infection of humans, the spread of the dengue virus in both countries reached maximum levels in only a very short time. Theoretical and empirical calculations using the model were found to be suitable, and application of the SIR model showed similarities between the countries. However, the SIR model simulation indicated that dengue fever has not become endemic in either country.

Gaffar S.B.,State University of Makassar
Journal of Sustainable Development | Year: 2015

This research examined the influence of modernized technology on the Takalar fishing community of South Sulawesi in Indonesia. The researcher focused on the socio-economic changes resulting from the use of improved technology in the area. A qualitative approach was employed to establish the changes that have occurred due to the use of technology. Both primary and secondary data were used. Data analysis was carried out using a qualitative-descriptive method. The findings revealed a tremendous improvement in the socio-economic status after the fishing communities adopted modernized technology, with such changes being evident among the capital owners (punggawa) and the employees (sawi). In was further established that the economic changes include increased family incomes, improved housing conditions, ownership of fully furnished homes, and accessibility to easy means of transport means. While, social changes include the changes in labor relations, from mutual cooperation to a wage based system, change in social mobility: symbolized by ownership of houses and transport facility, ownership of fishing boats and equipment, and the shift from employee status to ownership status, changes in family structures from nuclear family to extended family system, and also a significant increase in the education levels of most families in the region. © The authors.

Djalal D.,State University of Makassar
Journal of Sustainable Development | Year: 2015

This study aims to: examine the aspect of social capital in sports; examine the contribution of sport in strengthening social capital; examine the use of sport as a place for individual development and also to examine the process of internalization and socialization of social capital on the individual players. It is a descriptive study. The qualitative method is used since the paper describes the social interaction patterns in football. In collecting the data, the researcher has acted as the major research tool. The data collected include: (1) symptoms of social interaction in sports which consist of social contact, communication, and forms of social interaction, (2) the indication of social capital in football, and (3) implications of football to the individual development of the players. The data consists of both the primary and secondary data. Regarding the techniques used in collecting the data, this study uses the review of documents, interviews, and observations. The data obtained, has been analyzed qualitatively. The results show that sport contributes to the strengthening of social capital. It strengthens cooperation and working together, improves social networks, personal qualities as individuals and society. The functions of the football promote features of social capital. © The authors.

Side S.,State University of Makassar
Advanced Science Letters | Year: 2015

This paper studies the transmission process of Tuberculosis (TB) via mycobacterium virus. Tuberculosis epidemical ways attacks when the weather changes from dry to rainy season. In this study, mathematical modeling of tuberculosis was constructed by using Susceptible-Infected-Recovered (SIR) model. Derived from a system of nonlinear differential equations, a mathematical modeling of the transmission process to the spread of tuberculosis involving vertical transmission process was formed. With some assumptions, the models generated by four-dimensional nonlinear dynamical system are reduced to three dimensions. In fact, when this model is plugin (or compared) to the theoretical model, it was more realistic and suitable for local situation. The results of simulation for SIR model successfully described and predicted the number of TB cases. © 2015 American Scientific Publishers, All rights Reserved.

Rauf B.,State University of Makassar
World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education | Year: 2015

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of environmental knowledge, conservation and motivation to maintain the environment, as well as to moderate the behaviour of the public in providing family latrines and drainage. Research areas were selected by purposive sampling: 150 respondents were selected by systematic random sampling. The data were analysed using multiple regression. The results showed that knowledge of the environment and conservation, and the motivation to preserve the environment provide a positive influence on the behaviour in the provision of toilet facilities and maintaining appropriate drainage around Lake Tempe in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. © 2015 WIETE.

Muas A.,State University of Makassar
International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research | Year: 2015

This study aims to determine the area of integration of agricultural development strategy developed by the community in PinrangRegency through the optimization of its potential. This study is a qualitative study using a phenomenological approach. Based on the type of research data source of this research is the head of Planning Agency, and the Department of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Pinrang. The focus of this research is the development strategy of the measured area of agricultural integration of processing and utilization of agricultural waste, and increase the income and food security. Data Collection Techniques performed using individual interviews, Participant observation, and Documentation. Data validation techniques through triangulation consisting of transferability, Dependability, and confirmability. Data obtained from interviews with informants, and the results were analyzed in a structured observation from data collection, data reduction, the categorization of data interpretation and meaning of data, Presenting Datain an organized and systematic, then do inference.

Yahya M.,State University of Makassar
International Journal of Applied Engineering Research | Year: 2015

This article aims to look at the effectiveness of the use of e-learning media using joomdle which is a combination between joomla and moodle. This article is the result of this study which uses the procedure of research and development (Research and Development (R & D)). Using the method of R & D Borg and Gall. This research instrument using observation sheet and questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The results showed that the resulting product has been qualified effectiveness and practicality in accordance with aspects of the look and content of the media aspects of e-learning are assessed. © Research India Publications.

This study aims to determine: (a) the behavior of the environmental maintenance, environmental knowledge, attitudes towards the environment, and motivation of community in maintain Walenae Watershed of South Sulawesi Province; (b) the effect of environmental knowledge, attitudes towards the environment, and motivation to maintain an environment both individually and simultaneously toward the public behavior to maintain the neighborhoods of the Walenae watershed. The independent variables are: (a) knowledge of the environment (X1), the attitude towards the environment (X2), and the motivation to maintain an environment (X3). The dependent variable is the behavior of the environmental maintenance (Y). The study location is in the Walenae watershed namely Soppeng, Wajo, and Bone District. The research areas selected by purposive sampling consist of one village of each district near the Walenae watershed. A total of 200 households as respondents which were selected by systematic random sampling of the three sample areas. Data were analized by descriptive and inferential statistical. Inferential analysis are a simple and multiple regression. The results showed that all of variables are in moderate category. Environmental knowledge (XI), the attitude towards the environment (X2), and the motivation to maintain an environment (X3) give the positive effect and significant contribution either individually or simultaneously on the people's behavior to maintain the environment (Y) in the Walenae watershed of South Sulawesi Province. Copyright © EM International.

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