Lightening The Learning Climate: Efforts In Making Fun Learning
Healthy academic atmosphere will create an environment conducive learning and fun for students. The existence of a conducive learning environment and fun is one capital for the creation of a comfortable atmosphere for learning, so that students become "like" / "krasan" on campus to carry out academic activities. Healthy academic atmosphere is one of them attempted to "Revive of Learning" (Lightening the Learning Climate). It is important to talk about, because there are several phenomena that show some of the students do not feel at home in college, came lecture fitting with check-in time, often late, finished college straight home, entered the library is not a requirement, and the learning process a routine, not the focus. Efforts to revive the atmosphere of learning (Linghtening the Learning Climate) to create a comfortable and enjoyable learning really needs to be done by the entire academic community of campus. Faculty, students, administrators, employees of library, laboratory employees, all the leaders, and even cleaning service, must have the mindset and attitude patterns of mutual support for the creation of a learning atmosphere that is comfortable and enjoyable. Lecturers have perfomance intellect and friends with regard to the normative aspects, students try to be proactive and develop cooperation, employees had a friendly attitude and nimble, the leadership has policies that support the learning environment comfortable and pleasant, janitor able to create clean and comfortable atmosphere, and the parking attendant able to maintain the security and safety of student vehicles. Special for lecturers to create an atmosphere of learning to create learning comfortable and pleasant, besides being intelligent, hospitable, and friendly to students with regard to normative aspects that apply, teachers should understand the character of students, formulate a model of the lecture, methods lectures, strategy lectures, and learning resources together students at the first meeting of the lecture. Lecturers must create learning that gives students the opportunity to develop their potential, intellectual potential, the potential moral and social potential, using technology as a source of learning and learning support facilities. To student-centered learning (student center), and collaborated with technology as a means of support and a source of learning, is the right choice for lecturers to make learning more convenient, enjoyable, and progressive.