The Students and the Ability to Verificate a Hoax Through the Application of Hoax Buster Tools (HBT)
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- Literacy, digital, high school, hoax, fact
Hate speech and hoaxes through social media, become an educational challenge for young people. Advances in digital technology that provides a variety of chat application (mobile chat applications) such as telegram, line, WhatsApp, and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Path, YouTube, making gadget users comfortable surfing and exchanging information in cyberspace. Data shows that adolescents in junior and senior high school age (13-18 years) are the largest internet users in Indonesia which is 75.50%. Digital literacy must continue to be carried out on a massive scale through collaboration between government, educational institutions, religious leaders, volunteer communities, and the community. UNESCO states Digital Literacy is the ability to use ICTs to discover, evaluate, utilize, create, and communicate content/information with cognitive, ethical, social-emotional skills, and technical/technological aspects. The 21st Century Competency Curriculum Development Framework for media literacy has been included in the 2013 curriculum from elementary to the high school level. The role of universities as partner schools is in collaboration with schools to build synergy with the relevant government, as well as the community through the anti-hoax volunteer community in providing education with the main target of media users. Providing education is expected to be able to familiarize students with clarification in responding to social media accounts. Makassar State University as one of the leading universities in Eastern Indonesia, which has a wide enough partnership, both in the community, public and private institutions, especially schools, will carry out community collaboration programs in the form of technical guidance to verify hoax news through the fact-checking media for high school students in Makassar City. Its partners in the implementation of the Community Partnership Program (PKM) are the South Sulawesi Provincial Education Office, Regional Education Offices I and II. The target is high school students who are representatives of 15 districts in Makassar City. Technical guidance on PKM activities will result in 1) integration of digital literacy content in schools, especially at the senior high school level in Makassar City, 2) increasing understanding and digital ethics in activities and packaging that are more interesting, up-to-date, and easily understood, 3) improvement students’ skills in checking facts, especially fake news (hoaxes) through the hoax buster tools (HBT) application and google check fact. This article provides an overview of the interests of high school students who are both representatives and those visited directly, to work with HBT tools.
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TY - CONF AU - Arnidah AU - Citra Rosalyn Anwar PY - 2020 DA - 2020/10/27 TI - The Students and the Ability to Verificate a Hoax Through the Application of Hoax Buster Tools (HBT) BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Education, Science, and Technology (ICEST 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 138 EP - 141 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201027.029 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201027.029 ID - 2020 ER -