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

Research Article

Effects of Internet Literacy on Cognitive Capabilities of Middle School Students

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2287488,
        author={Istyarini  Istyarini and Fitriani  Fitriani and Ghanis Putra Widhanarto},
        title={Effects of Internet Literacy on Cognitive Capabilities of Middle School Students},
        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={internet of literacy cgnitive capabilities middle school},
        doi={10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2287488}
    }
    
  • Istyarini Istyarini
    Fitriani Fitriani
    Ghanis Putra Widhanarto
    Year: 2019
    Effects of Internet Literacy on Cognitive Capabilities of Middle School Students
    ICBLP
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.13-2-2019.2287488
Istyarini Istyarini1, Fitriani Fitriani1, Ghanis Putra Widhanarto1,*
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: ghanisputra@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

Internet services for education are technological facilities as basic needs to obtain information quickly and accurately, but not all literacy abilities of students are the same, so more identification is needed to reveal the impact of internet services for students. The purpose of this article is to explain the influence of internet services on the cognitive abilities of middle school students related to information literacy competencies. The method used is a quantitative method with data from secondary school students totaling 64 students analyzed using discriminant analysis, which reveals the causality of the variable internet service with information literacy competencies. The results show a significant influence of internet usage on certain variables on the cognitive abilities of middle school students, especially on information literacy abilities. The implication of this study is the disclosure of supporting variables from internet services in the world of education that support the 21st-century learning pattern characterized by promoting flexibility and efficiency