Proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Language, Literature and Education (ICILLE 2018)

Reading Literacy Culture of Junior High School Students and the Multimedia Age Challenges

Authors
Oktavia Fitriani, Maman Suryaman
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Oktavia Fitriani
Available Online April 2019.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icille-18.2019.56How to use a DOI?
Keywords
reading literacy culture, junior high school students, multimedia age
Abstract
This study aimed to describe the culture of reading literacy of junior high school students and reading literacy in the multimedia age. This study used descriptive qualitative method. The research subjects were grade IX students of junior high schools in Bantul district. The object of this research was the culture of literacy of junior high school students and the challenges of the multimedia age. Data collection techniques consisted of observation, questionnaires, interviews, and documentation. The results of this study were as follows. First, the culture in choosing the type of reading for junior high school students was literary works, namely novels and short stories. The culture of reading literacy in schools could improve due to the presence of GLS. The culture of reading literacy at home was influenced by the participation of parents in assisting and guiding their children. Second, the challenges of the multimedia era had a positive and negative impact on junior high school students who were still categorized as teenagers. Students, teachers, schools, and parents had an important role in reading literacy culture.
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Proceedings
International Conference on Interdisciplinary Language, Literature and Education (ICILLE 2018)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
April 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-710-2
ISSN
2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icille-18.2019.56How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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