Teacher Professional Development in Education 4.0: Awareness of Digital Literacy

Utami, Rosanita Tritias and Roistika, Nia and Khoirot, Umdatul and Hanafi, Moh and Herminingsih, Dwi Ima (2019) Teacher Professional Development in Education 4.0: Awareness of Digital Literacy. In: ICBLP 2019, 13-15 February 2019, Sidoarjo, Indonesia.

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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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: teachers professional development digital literacy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2021 08:56
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2021 08:56
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/5384

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