New Media Literacy In The Education World (Phenonema Digital Media in Higher Education Communication in Makassar)

Citra Rosalyn Anwar(1*), Arnidah Arnidah(2),

(1) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(2) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(*) Corresponding Author


Abstract: The education world  and communication are two inseparable sides of the coin though not many are aware or admitting. That is why the media, both conventional media and digital media became a unified part, including new media. The media here clearly does not concern the media of learning, but rather the media as part of the education communication. New media is growing, especially the use of social networking play a major role in various forms of interaction and communication activities, including in education. Understanding the world of education is not only limited to the communication that occurs as a process of learning and learning, but various forms of communication that occurs in the world of education, between lecturers with lecturers, lecturers with students and lecturers to the community. An idea that refers to the study of various literature, the results of research in data and various theories have been collected. Traced by qualitative scientific methods that shove off from the phenomenon. This paper is a combination of literature review and field study results with empirical data needed to reveal reality as an idea in understanding literacy new media in the world of education, as a new form of educational communication. This paper reveals the phenomenon of cyber communication, as a leading role in educational communication. It takes the ability of educators to understand the value, ethics and norms of cyber communication, especially when it comes to education.


Media Literacy, Communication Education, New Media

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