Digital Literacy Analysis of Primary School Students


Digital Literacy plays an important role from contributing to education to giving birth to a generation that is ready and can contribute to the times. The study aims is to describe the situation and condition of students’ digital literacy in the city of Palembang. This is a qualitative type of research with a survey technique. Data were collected through field observations, student questionnaires and interviews, using the Miles and Huberman model data analysis techniques including: (1) data display, (2) reduction, (3) conclusion drawing, and (4) data verification. Based on the results of the study, it showed that students’ digital literacy from the critical thinking aspect (the ability to analyze and think critically in using digital technology) reached 83%, in the E-safety aspect (able to maintain security when using digital technology) reached 58%, in the digital cultural component (have the ability to communicate and contribute through digital technology media) reaching 58%, in the collaboration and creativity component (the ability to collaborate and be imaginative in using digital technology media) reaching 55%, in the find information component (the ability to select good or bad information), good reached 73.3%, in the communication component (the ability to communicate and also socialize through digital technology media) reached 63.3%, and in the functional and skill component (students are able to operate digital technology media according to their needs and functions) reached 76 %. Based on observations, it shows that the cultivation of digital literacy has been carried out in learning with the support of adequate facilities and infrastructure such as the availability of internet access, computers, projectors, and several digital teaching aids and other facilities and infrastructure.

Keywords: Digital Literacy, Primary School, Qualitative Research

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