Humanistic Learning in Folklore of Surakarta

  • Miftakhul Huda Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
Keywords: humanistic education, mature education, folklore


The society in previous has inheritance noble values, including a point of view on mature education and education reflects students as human beings with unique characteristics these noble values are entrusted goods to various traditions, including oral traditions. Folklore is one of the oral traditions that have momentous potential in the process of inheriting noble values. The components of folklore in the form of narration as a stage there are characters that walk in a plot, the interaction between of the characters makes the powerful cause’s social conflicts and the setting in space and f time make folklore a source of inheritance value ideal. The inheritance in education in the form of a mature and educational education that reflects learners as human beings with unique characteristics can be used as a reference for the development of education in the millennium era.

This type of research is qualitative with the methodology of folklore theory design. The data source for this study research is folklore from Surakarta. Surakarta is a royal region, so the potential of folklore is quality and highly varied. The data in this research is the idea of a humanistic education expressed in words or sentences. Data collection was conducted by interview in focus source the caretaker of the story history in October 2016. Data analysis techniques used content analysis. The results of this study are the principles of humanistic education in folklore, which includes the point of view that students have a natural sense of learning; the significant study of learning will be elevated if students feel the relevance of learning in with a specific purpose. A learning process is high if the threat is low, meaningful learning is learning that maximizes the potential of students and social learning is basic learning.