Digital culture towards information society: case study of collaboration between CIG and ICT volunteers

Sunuantari, Manik and Febriani, Erna and Zarkasi, Irwa R. Digital culture towards information society: case study of collaboration between CIG and ICT volunteers. Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, 459. pp. 147-151. ISSN 2352-5398

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Abstract

According to the agreement of The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Indonesian government encourages community empowerment through the mastery of information and communication technology (ICT) skills. The partnership was developed between Community Information Group (CIG) and Information and Communication Technology Volunteer (ICT Volunteer) to carry out digital literacy to create a superior society. Superior society is skilled in utilizing ICT as a form of sustainable development towards a prosperous society. This study was aimed at finding the activities of CIG and ICT Volunteers to pursue digital literacy towards the Indonesian information communities. This research used information society theory, with an interpretive approach. The research method used was in the form of case study. The research resulted in that an information society was built based on Indonesian local values like harmonious (guyub), voluntary (sukarela) and sincere (ikhlas). The model of digital culture through collaboration between CIG and ICT Volunteers showed that a change in people’s lives, especially in the use of information that has economic value. The digital technology is used as an effort to improve the welfare of people’s lives. The society is increasingly aware of the importance of using the digital technology in improving welfare.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Proceedings of the 2nd Jogjakarta Communication Conference (JCC 2020)
Uncontrolled Keywords: digital culture, CIG, ICT volunteer, information society
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 304 Factors Affecting Social Behaviour
300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation > 384 Communications (Telemunications)
Divisions: Universitas Al-Azhar Indonesia (UAI) > Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (FISIP) > Ilmu Komunikasi
Depositing User: Rifda Jilan
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2020 05:29
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2020 05:29
URI: http://eprints.uai.ac.id/id/eprint/1441

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