Media comes from the latin’s words namely medius which literally means "middle", "intermediate", or "introduction“ media is anything that can be used to deliver a message from the sender to the receiver. So it can stimulate the thoughts, feelings, concerns, and interests of students in such a way that the learning process occurs.
A. Learning media Learning media is media that carry messages or information aimed at containing instructional of teaching purposes by Gagne and Briggs (1975) which is consisting of books, tape recorders, cassettes, video camera, video recorder, film, slides (images), photos, pictures, graphics, television and computer.
B. Media education Media education is the medium that carries the information or messages as a source of learning, both in the form of software and hardware. Examples of educational media are drawings, photographs, sketches, diagrams, charts / charts, graphs, cartoons, posters, radio and others.C. Mass Media The media comes from two words, namely the media and the masses. Media is a tool, while the masses are the people and the general public. So it can be concluded that the mass media is an intermediary to convey the message to the public or the crowds. The message contains the necessary information society, both on the political, social, economic, or cultural. An example of the mass media are newspapers and newspapers.
The learning media especially the visual media has four functions:A. The function of attentionB. The affective functionsC. The Cognitive functionD. The compensations
1. It makes the student’s motivation increase. 2 It makes the students master the learning objectives well. 3. Teaching methods will be variative 4. The students can learn more activities, such as observing, perform, demonstrate and others.
Audiovisual media composed of twowords, namely audio and visual. Audiomeans hearing or can be heard, while theone that appears visually to the eye or alook. So the audiovisual media is a mediathat can be heard and can also be seen byour senses. Examples of audio-visual media,namely television and computer.
Media is an intermediate (tools) toachieve learning objectives. Use mediaappropriate to the success in the learningprocess. As we know that many kinds oflearning media. Therefore, the teachersshould be able to choose the media thatsuits the learning materials so that learningobjectives can be achieved smoothly.