|Judul||:||Intensity of Watching Animated Film “Adit Sopo Jarwo” and its Effect on Social Interaction among Elementary Students|
|Penulis||:||Dr. Ir. Amiruddin Saleh MS, Dody Ginanjar|
Television is a popular mass media and could influence its audience, including children. Animated series is one of tv shows that majorly intended for children. The content of the animated series could influence the social interaction of children. The objective of the study is to analyze the effect of intensely watching “Adit Sopo Jarwo” on children's social interaction. The quantitative method is used and used survey research design. The number of respondents in the study was 75 respondent and the respondents were students from Al Azhar 46 Islamic Elementary School and Cipayung Elementary School Depok City, West Java. Slovin formula was applied for sampling technique and an ordinal logistic regression test was applied for data analysis. The results showed that: (1) the intensity description of watching Adit Sopo Jarwo and children's social interactions in both schools had different values. Students in Cipayung have a high watching intensity compared to Al Azhar. Children's social interaction in both schools shows a positive direction by establishing unity and increasing solidarity among group members. (2) the intensity of watching Adit Sopo Jarwo affected children's social interaction.