Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia

Research Article

Teacher Professional Development in Education 4.0: Awareness of Digital Literacy

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2286528,
        author={Rosanita Tritias Utami and Nia  Roistika and Umdatul  Khoirot and Moh  Hanafi and Dwi Ima Herminingsih},
        title={Teacher Professional Development in Education 4.0: Awareness of Digital Literacy},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Business, Law And Pedagogy, ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICBLP},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={teachers professional development digital literacy},
        doi={10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2286528}
    }
    
  • Rosanita Tritias Utami
    Nia Roistika
    Umdatul Khoirot
    Moh Hanafi
    Dwi Ima Herminingsih
    Year: 2019
    Teacher Professional Development in Education 4.0: Awareness of Digital Literacy
    ICBLP
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2286528
Rosanita Tritias Utami1,*, Nia Roistika1, Umdatul Khoirot1, Moh Hanafi1, Dwi Ima Herminingsih2
  • 1: STKIP PGRI Tulungagung, Indonesia
  • 2: STKIP PGRI TulungUniversitas Tulungagung, Indonesiaagung, Indonesia
*Contact email: rosa.utami@stkippgritulungagung.ac.id

Abstract

The Revolution of Industry 4.0 (IR 4.0) brings a new stimulus to educational system in Indonesia and causes education transformation. Technology used in education field is a segment of education 4.0 that can train students to improve their learning achievement. The process of teaching learning to achieve this goal is started from the teachers’ awareness of digital literacy. Lecturers as teachers or educator in higher education play a crucial role in their students' lives. Unfortunately, the motivation of lecturers to participate in teacher professional development program is still low. In fact, participating in the program support their professional development process. This study aims to explore how teachers’ awareness of digital literacy support their work in conducting three principles of higher education teachers. This exploration was determined from literature review and analysis of policy documents. The finding shows that digital literacy and teachers' professional development in education 4.0 impact the teachers to have their professional jobs well done. Digital literacy can be implemented into numerous aspects. It is very practical and gives benefit for teachers as a professional lecturer to do Indonesia's three principles of higher education. Indonesian government must support developing good quality teachers since good education is the most crucial tool to solve various problems.