Needs assessment to promote the digital literacy of students in Thai community colleges

Anyamanee Ussarn, Paitoon Pimdee, Thiyaporn Kantathanawat

Abstract


The objective of this research was to assess the needs to promote the digital literacy of students under the supervision of a community college. The population consisted of 152 students in Tak Community College in Tak province, Thailand, in the second semester of the academic year 2020. The research instrument was a digital literacy questionnaire, and the data were analyzed using percentage, mean, standard deviation, and the prioritization of the needs. The findings revealed that the digital literacy level of the students was moderate. When considering each aspect, it was found that the highest average was the level of the word processor skills, followed by the presentation program, and the lowest was a spreadsheet program. The level of the digital literacy that students expected was very high. When considering each aspect, it was found that the highest average was the level of the scheduled program skills (PNIModified = 0.30), followed by the presentation program (PNIModified = 0.27), and the lowest was the word processor skills (PNIModified =. 0.23).

Keywords


digital literacy; present circumstances; expected circumstances; PNI modified analysis

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijere.v11i3.23218

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