Folklore-Based Asynchronous Cybercounseling through Classical Guidance Format Module as The Practical Solution to Increase Children's Respect
Prasetya, Akhmad Fajar
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Character building is a term to describe the children’ behavior education. It will assist them developing various good and acceptable behavior such as politeness, obedience, and respects as a holistic of a cultural life context. As the time flies, many things shift into a negative line and do not correspond to the nature of the aim of the education. Carelessness of the prevailing regulation; intolerance; bad language use; and disrespect are the form of moral shifting. Attempts to build character and minds of adolescents particularly in educational settings can be made through folklore developed in many regions in Indonesia by possessing ethics values which is beneficial for Indonesia golden generation. The use of folklore is effective to teach good ethics and moral. Cybercounseling can be defined as counselor’ creative attempts in giving professional counseling service by utilizing electronic media to communicate through the internet. Classical Guidance is called as basic service since it is the part that possesses the biggest portion of school guidance and counseling services. The classical guidance focuses on the prevention and students’ mastery of their developmental tasks so it can be in line with the guidance’ goal of ethics understanding such as respect. In this case, the use of folklore wrapped in asynchronous cybercounseling through classical guidance format module can be a practical solution in increasing students’ respect.