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Exploring learners’ digital profile among the youth

Lee, M. F. (2016) Exploring learners’ digital profile among the youth. In: 2016 IEEE Conference on e-Learning, e-Management and e-Services (IC3e), 10-12 October 2016, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

In this digital age, everyday activities are affected by the digital tools and practices, including education. Education systems around the world are responsible for the development of digital literacy capacities, competencies and comportments for youth. The best way is through the e-learning platform. In order to design e- Learning content that meet the needs of each individual, the e-Learning provider must know the learner well, especially the personalized profile in digital literacy. This paper discuss on the digital literacy profile of the Malaysian youth by using iTest as instrument by using the survey method. iTest indicates the learners’ digital literacy in six different genres. A total of 1220 respondents from the age of 16 to 40 involved in this study. The result shows that the majority of the youth is tending to have a high level in all six different genres of digital literacy. The results also show that there is no significant different in digital literacy from gender aspect. However, there is a significant difference in these six different genres of digital literacy among the youth from the aspects of age, race and location of residence.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Youth; digital literacy; personalised profile; iTest
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1024 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11676
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