Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Humanities and Social Science, ICHSS 2021, 8 December 2021, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Critical Analysis of the Use of Digital Book in the Literacy Program for Students' Reading Interest

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-12-2021.2322595,
        author={Nurnaningsih  Nurnaningsih and Sarwiji  Suwandi and Rohmadi  Rohmadi},
        title={Critical Analysis of the Use of Digital Book in the Literacy Program for Students' Reading Interest },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Humanities and Social Science, ICHSS 2021, 8 December 2021, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICHSS},
        year={2022},
        month={10},
        keywords={digital books literacy programs critical analysis},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-12-2021.2322595}
    }
    
  • Nurnaningsih Nurnaningsih
    Sarwiji Suwandi
    Rohmadi Rohmadi
    Year: 2022
    Critical Analysis of the Use of Digital Book in the Literacy Program for Students' Reading Interest
    ICHSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-12-2021.2322595
Nurnaningsih Nurnaningsih1,*, Sarwiji Suwandi1, Rohmadi Rohmadi1
  • 1: University of Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: nurnananinx@gmail.com

Abstract

Learners at the elementary school level, from low to high levels, do not yet have good reading awareness. The study aims to describe the effect of the existence of digital books on literacy programs. This Literacy Program was launched by the Ministry of Education and Culture with the written regulation of the Minister of Education and Culture Regulation Number 23 of 2015 became known as the School Literacy Movement. Meanwhile, this digital book was used as a learning medium that supports literacy programs, especially digital literacy programs. Critical analysis is used as a method to reveal the effect of digital books on literacy programs. Based on the analysis of this study, the following conclusions were obtained. There are two types of effects from the application of digital books in literacy programs on students' reading interest, namely positive and negative effects. the positive effect is that learners are increasingly interested in learning with digital books, teachers must have extensive knowledge of internet-based learning, students must understand technology, are more environmentally friendly, cheaper, and easier to carry everywhere. The negative effect is that students must have a mobile phone, depending on electricity, students become dependent on quota or Wi-Fi.