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Spring 4-2020

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Dear Editor of The E-journal Library Philosophy and Practice

I am writing to submit our manuscript entitled, “Digital Literacy Education In The Industrial Revolution 4.0 In Alquran Primary School Students,” for consideration for publication in E-journal Library Philosophy and Practice. Because our findings can be applied in educational communication apply to the world of education and science communication. They are likely to be of great interest to the vision scientists, researchers, and lecturers who read your journal. This manuscript describes original work and is not under consideration by any other journal. All authors approved the manuscript and this submission. Thank you for accepting our manuscript and we hope you can consider it for review and deserve to be published in your journal. We appreciate your time and look forward to your response.

Abstract

The development of the world at this time has entered the era of the industrial revolution 4.0 and has an effect on human life based on information. Elementary school students as alpha generation or internet generation are users who are familiar and very dependent on technology especially with social media. Research on digital literacy is still rare, especially in Indonesia. The subjects of this study are students aged 11-12 years who are active users of social media. This research uses a qualitative approach with a case study method. The informants used as the sample of the study were five people and one key informant from a media literacy expert. The findings in this study indicate the importance of digital literacy education which has a positive impact on knowledge, understanding, and skills in using social mediathatis currently usedasa source of information and entertainment by the public, especially among the alpha generation that can bring about awareness in using social media. In this study, not all participants had the skills to use social media properly. So digital literacy education is a solution that can be done by the government and elements of society and academics who care about the progress of the nation.

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