Ahmad Riyadh Umar, Balahmar and Totok, Wahyu Abadi (2023) MEASURING DIGITAL LITERACY IN SIDOARJO. Khizanah al-Hikmah: Journal of Library, Information, and Archive Sciences, 6 (1).

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The use of internet technology and social media has changed the culture of communication from a culture of reading and writing to digital communication. In addition, the growing potential of information and communication technology makes it important to understand and apply digital literacy in an area. The purpose of this research is to analyze and explain the digital media literacy of the people in the Sidoarjo Regency. Explain the differences in digital literacy at each level of education. Measuring the digital literacy index in Sidoarjo Regency. This quantitative descriptive study used a sample of 278 respondents using the cluster random sampling technique. This survey was conducted by distributing questionnaires via WhatsApp social media. The questionnaire compiled via the Google form consists of eight components of digital literacy, namely the ability to find, select and analyze information; effective communication skills; collaboration capabilities; digital presence capabilities; critical and evaluative thinking skills; creativity ability; the ability to effective practical skills; and cultural, social and ethical abilities. The results of the study show that digital literacy abilities in Sidoarjo Regency based on education vary. Digital literacy skills with junior high school education have an index of 76.35. Those with high school education have a digital literacy index of 79.19. Then those with a Bachelor's degree education have a digital literacy index of 81.17. In general, the digital literacy index for Sidoarjo Regency is 80.83. In digital literacy, the people of Sidoarjo Regency can think critically and evaluatively. The index on this ability is 84.66.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Science > School of Communication Science
Depositing User: Totok Wahyu Abadi
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2023 10:02
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2023 10:02

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