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This study aims (1) to describe the ability to identify the intrinsic elements of conventional drama, (2) to describe the ability to identify the intrinsic elements of the drama Ka'useng by Amru Sadong using Mandar local wisdom, and (3) to prove the effectiveness of Mandar local wisdom in learning the Ka'useng drama by students at class XI of SMA Negeri 1 Majene.
The design in this study used a Randomized Pretest-Postest Comparison Group Design. There were 266 students of class XI SMA Negeri 1 Majene as the research population. The sample was divided into two groups, namely the control and experimental classes, each with 31 people. The sampling technique was random sampling. The data collection technique is through tests. This study compares the results of the treatment in the control group using print media and the experimental group using the Mandar local wisdom media through the t-test.
The results showed that (1) the ability to identify the intrinsic elements of conventional drama in the control group fulfilled the minimum completeness criteria with an average score of 75.57. (2) The ability to identify the intrinsic elements of Ka'useng drama by using the media of Mandar local wisdom in class XI achieved the minimum completeness criteria with an average score of 89.55. (3) The drama based on the Mandar local wisdom was effectively applied in learning the Ka'useng drama of class XI students of SMAN 1 Majene. This is proven by the results of hypothesis testing using inferential statistical analysis Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 18 for windows type t-test independent sample test obtained t-count value of 6.053 and > t-table (t_((df=64.0.05 ) )) of 2,000. Then the null hypothesis (H0) is rejected, and the alternative hypothesis (H1) is accepted.