Characteristics of Young Indonesian Citizenship in the Digital Era
- 10.2991/acec-18.2018.2How to use a DOI?
- civic education; digital citizenship; digital citizenship education; digital era
The digital era has brought cultural changes, especially for young Indonesian citizens. The purpose of this study is to describe and analyze the characteristics of young Indonesian citizens in the digital era. The method used in this research is a descriptive quantitative approach. The data collection techniques use questionnaires and interviews with junior high school students in Bandung Indonesia with a sample of 450 people. Data analysis using descriptive statistics. The results of this study indicate that (1) internet usage in junior high school students in Bandung is 100% and have social media account with 85% of them have long access of more than 8 hours a day; (2) characteristics of junior high school students in Bandung as a young citizen in the digital age shows that the value of caring and responsibility becomes a point that must be considered because it tends to be fast in getting information through social media without knowing the truth. The implication of this research is what kind of values development model that suitable for young citizens in the digital era.
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TY - CONF AU - Runik Machfiroh AU - Sapriya Sapriya AU - Kokom Komalasari PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Characteristics of Young Indonesian Citizenship in the Digital Era BT - Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 5 EP - 7 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.2 DO - 10.2991/acec-18.2018.2 ID - Machfiroh2018/11 ER -