Internet Literacy: An Analysis Towards its Challenges

Riza Weganofa, Rizky Lutviana



This study emerges by the fact that the vision of English Education Department of University of Kanjuruhan Malang is to be an established study program in English teaching and learning development based on IPTEKS and to produce highly competitive English teachers in 2025. English Education Department has done several efforts as milestones to achieve this vision. Lecturers push their students to integrate technology into classrooms. However, students’ backgrounds and culture are so various that it might give some challenges for them to adjust with classroom’s atmosphere. There is no certain required subject that guide students how to use technology to help them study. This happens since the assumption lies on the fact that todays’ students are already familiar with technology. However, the fact that there are only a few students who bring laptop to classrooms might indicate that the use of internet outside classroom is still rare. Thus, this study will describe students’ internet literacy and its challenges. Taking as the subjects of this study is English education department students who come from outside Java.   

Keywords: Challenges, Describing, Internet Literacy

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