A Study on Students’ Digital Literacy in Reading Comprehension at SMAN 5 Pekanbaru


  • Ratimaya Nadia Frima Universitas Islam Riau
  • Miranti Eka Putri Universitas Islam Riau


Digital Literacy, Reading Comprehension


The objectives of this research were to find out how are students’ digital literacy at SMAN 5 Pekanbaru. This research focuses on how are students’ digital literacy of second-grade class MIPA 2 SMAN 5 Pekanbaru. The research design of this study was a case study. There is one class that was being sampled that was consisted of 35 students which were 35 students of class MIPA 2. The instrument of this research was an open questionnaire of digital literacy indicators. In this research digital literacy consisted of four factors containing 12 indicators. The first factor and its related operation skills consisted of cognition, invention, and presentation. The second factor was thinking skills consisting of analysis, evaluation, and creativity. The third factor was collaboration skills consisting of teamwork, networking, and sharing. The fourth factor was awareness skills consisting of ethics, legal literacy, and safeguarding self. students' digital literacy can be seen by indicators of digital literacy by finding out from students' answers on the questionnaire. The researcher analyzed the data that find out that were 33 students of 35 students that answer the question in cognition, 29 of students answer the question in the invention, 32 students answer the question in presentation, 33 students answer the question in analysis, 33 students answer the question in evaluation, 34 students answer the question in creativity, 35 students answer the question in teamwork, 35 students answer the question in networking, 35 students answer the question in sharing, 32 students answer the question in ethics, 33 students answer the question in legal literacy, 33 students answer the question in safeguarding self. Most of the students who answer that questions seem like they understand and have their opinion about learning in digital literacy. These results were employed to develop digital literacy students at SMAN 5 Pekanbaru.


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Ratimaya Nadia Frima, & Miranti Eka Putri. (2022). A Study on Students’ Digital Literacy in Reading Comprehension at SMAN 5 Pekanbaru. DISCOVERY JOURNAL, 1(1), 53–66. Retrieved from https://journal.uir.ac.id/index.php/DSC/article/view/9100