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The relationship between digital literacy and heutagogy learning: a pilot study among college students in Indonesia

The relationship between digital literacy and heutagogy learning: a pilot study among college... This study aims to describe digital literacy (DL) and heutagogy and examine the relationship between the two.Design/methodology/approachThis study employed a quantitative approach using a survey method. The respondents were students at a college in Indonesia. The respondents were students at a college in Indonesia. Data were collected using a questionnaire distributed to students via a Google form. Furthermore, the data were processed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).FindingsFrom a demographic profile, the study describes that students choose Google to search for information rather than to the library, the most used gadget is a smartphone, the average access to information is 2–7 h per day and the purpose of information access is to do assignments. The results of the statistical tests show there is a relationship between heutagogy learning and DL.Research limitations/implicationsThis study will help policymakers to develop DL in a vocational school.Originality/valueThis research will contribute to the improvement and implementation of heutagogy learning emphasis on a DL case study in Indonesia. This research can assist policymakers in preparing DL skills in heutagogy learning in vocational school. This research will add new literature, methodology and framework on heutagogy learning and DL to library and information management field. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Management Emerald Publishing

The relationship between digital literacy and heutagogy learning: a pilot study among college students in Indonesia

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
0143-5124
DOI
10.1108/lm-06-2022-0062
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Abstract

This study aims to describe digital literacy (DL) and heutagogy and examine the relationship between the two.Design/methodology/approachThis study employed a quantitative approach using a survey method. The respondents were students at a college in Indonesia. The respondents were students at a college in Indonesia. Data were collected using a questionnaire distributed to students via a Google form. Furthermore, the data were processed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).FindingsFrom a demographic profile, the study describes that students choose Google to search for information rather than to the library, the most used gadget is a smartphone, the average access to information is 2–7 h per day and the purpose of information access is to do assignments. The results of the statistical tests show there is a relationship between heutagogy learning and DL.Research limitations/implicationsThis study will help policymakers to develop DL in a vocational school.Originality/valueThis research will contribute to the improvement and implementation of heutagogy learning emphasis on a DL case study in Indonesia. This research can assist policymakers in preparing DL skills in heutagogy learning in vocational school. This research will add new literature, methodology and framework on heutagogy learning and DL to library and information management field.

Journal

Library ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 28, 2023

Keywords: Heutagogy learning; Digital literacy; College student; Developing countries

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