Digital Literacy Competencies of Students in Bandung

O Solihin, Y Mogot

ICOBEST 2021 - Digitalization and Opportunities in The Tough Time - ISBN 978-623-95562-1-1

Abstract

This study aims to determine the digital literacy competence of students in the city of Bandung. This study used descriptive qualitative method. The data collection technique used was semi-structured interviews involving 10 informants from 5 universities in the city of Bandung. The results showed that some students in the city of Bandung generally have digital literacy competencies which consist of: 1) the ability to understand internet searching, namely using search engines to find information, understanding the internet as a source of information, connecting and using the internet to carry out several activities; 2) competence in how hyperlinks work, even though they lack the meaning of hypertext; 3) content evaluation competence, they are able to understand the characteristics of websites that are used as references, cross-check the information they get and use FAQs on a website to help them get information; 4) competence in compiling knowledge by using keywords to facilitate the search for information, utilizing other sources of information other than the internet.

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