How Literate are Prospective Science Teachers in this digital era? Profile of Digital Literacy Skills of Preservice Science Teachers in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Sitti Saenab, Andi Rahmat Saleh, Adnan Adnan

© 2022 Andi Rahmat Saleh, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International. (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Citation Information: SAR Journal. Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 194-199, ISSN 2619-9955,, December 2022.

Received: 19 October 2022.
Revised:   07 December 2022.
Accepted: 12 December 2022.
Published: 26 December 2022.


There is a lack of information about the digital literacy skill of prospective science teachers in Indonesia, specifically in South Sulawesi. The focus will be placed on their digital literacy skills in three dimensions: technical, cognitive, and social emotional. The population was undergraduate students from educational science program at three universities in South Sulawesi namely Universitas Negeri Makassar (State University of Makassar), Universitas Bosowa (Bosowa University), and IAIN Parepare (State Islamic Institute of Parepare). Sample consisted of 313 students. Results show that the average digital literacy skill is in the medium category.

Keywords – digital literacy, preservice science, teacher.


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