Proceedings of the 5th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2019)

The Importance of Information Literacy to Face the Challenges of the Industrial Revolution 4.0: Study of Indonesian, Malaysian, and Thai Students

Authors
Tutut Chusniyah, Ari Firmanto, Dedi Kuswandi, Jas Laile Suzana Binti Jaafar, Apitchaya Chaiwutikornwanich, Arif Mustapa
Corresponding Author
Tutut Chusniyah
Available Online 22 January 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200120.012How to use a DOI?
Keywords
information literacy, evaluation ability, industrial revolution
Abstract

This study examines and discusses information literacy skills (IL) among students in dealing with the Industrial Revolution (IR) 4.0 in three countries; Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. More specifically, the researcher discusses information search and management strategies undertaken by students in various learning environments and cultures. The respondents consisted of 331 Indonesian students, 320 Malaysian students, and 198 Thailand students. The characteristic of IL skills of the Indonesian and Malaysian students is more on the ability to evaluate products and processes, while the Thai students tend to assess and comprehend the information F(2, 847) = 21.146, p <.01. IL ability levels are categorized as basic, intermediate, and advanced with the successive data of Indonesian students was 28.4%, 48.3%, and 23.3%; Malaysian students 61.6%, 10.6%, and 27.8%; while Thai students 57.1%, 12.6%, and 30.3%. From a total of 849 respondents, the basic level reached 47.6%, intermediate level 25.8%, and advanced level 26.6%. Overall, the ability of students is at the basic level, namely the ability to critically evaluate information and process selected information into new knowledge or ideas; the ability needs to be improved to face the challenges of IR 4.0.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 5th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
22 January 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-889-5
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200120.012How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, 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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