Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018)

Correlation between Political News Consumption and Civic Education Students’ Political Awareness

Authors
Vevi Sovia Noza, Azwar Ananda, Alia Azmi
Corresponding Author
Vevi Sovia Noza
Available Online November 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.83How to use a DOI?
Keywords
civic education students; political awareness; political news consumption; Universitas Negeri Padang
Abstract

The students’ habit of consuming political news has been supported and accelerated by the easiness of getting information from various media. The habit requires critical thinking and observation as well as political awareness. This study aims to determine the correlation between Universitas Negeri Padang civic education students’ political news consumption and political awareness. This quantitative research selected a sample of 77 students from the population of 336 students from the academic enrollment years of 2014, 2015, and 2016 using stratified proportional random sampling. Data were collected using questionnaires and documentation study. Quantitative data were analyzed using SPSS program. The result shows that the variable of political news consumption in the motivation, environment, and frequency indicators are categorized quite good while media indicator is not quite good. The variable of political awareness in the knowledge and understanding indicators are considered good, while in the attitude and behaviour indicators are categorized quite good. Value rtest> rtable (0.618> 0.220), which means there is a positive influence of following political news habit on the students’ political awareness. The percentage of the influence of following political news habit on the political awareness is 38, 2%, which means the higher the frequency of following political news, the better the political awareness will be.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-616-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.83How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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