The Roles of Digital Literacy, Technology Literacy, and Human Literacy to Encourage Work Readiness of Accounting Education Students in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era


Industry 4.0 requires workers to have ability in new literacy including digital literacy, technology literacy, and human literacy. The objective of this study is the roles of digital literacy, technology literacy, and human literacy to encourage readiness of students to access work world. This research is a quantitative research. The population of this study was 100 students of education study programs, Universitas Negeri Semarang with 80 students as samples calculated by Slovin formula with 5% error rate. The data collection techniques use questionnaires. The data analysis techniques use analysis of multiple regression with SPSS version 21. The results of this study shows that multiple regression analysis obtained equation Y = 6.173 + 0.308X1 + 0.264X2 + 0.230X3 + e. Simultaneously, digital literacy, technology literacy, and human literacy have positive and significant 54.7% influence to the work readiness. Partially, digital literacy affects 14.9%, technology literacy affects 7.9%, and human literacy affects 6.6% to work readiness. Suggestions from this research are university could enhance literacy in the digital, technology, and human fields. For digital literacy, university must make a habit and culture for students to access various information through the internet. For technology literacy, university could introduce and understand the use of the latest technology for students who are relevant to the department and work world. For human literacy, university could require students to join an organization to build spirit of leadership, teamwork, etc., so that they are more motivated and ready to face the work world.



Keywords: digital literacy, human literacy, technology literacy, work readiness

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