DIGITAL LITERACY IN THE ENGLISH CURRICULUM: MODELS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES
Journal: Acta Informatica Malaysia (AIM)
Author: Banatul Murtafi’ah, Nur Hidayanto Pancoro Setyo Putro
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In this era of information, communication, and technology, digital literacy is a must for the internet users including students. Digital literacy means the abilities to both select information on the internet and is aware of online safety. Despite the concerns about digital literacy, there is a paucity in the curriculum which does not state it as a learning goal. Therefore, this paper attempts to propose two models of learning activities to promote teaching digital literacy in an English classroom. After referring to several theories related to digital literacy and text types stated in Indonesian recently used curriculum, two models for teaching English at a senior high school level that promote digital literacy teaching are offered. The models comprise approaches to teach digital literacy, grades, text types, objectives, steps of learning activities, and assessments to assess students’ learning.