Examining Digital Literacy towards ICT Among Students Based on Demographic Profile: A Descriptive Analysis Approach


  • Ilya Zulaikha Zulkifli
  • Nor Hazlina Mohammad
  • Nor Aslily Sarkam
  • Nor Faezah Mohamad Razi


Digital Literacy, ICT, Demographic Profile, Descriptive Analysis, Higher Education


In today's rapidly changing, technology-driven world, digital literacy has become increasingly important. As the use of technology continues to grow, it is vital that students possess the necessary skills to effectively navigate and utilize digital tools. Formal education students guided and assessed by instructors help develops a nation. Digital literacy requires creativity, security, and social awareness. This research's biggest problem is classifying students' digital literacy to meet the increased need for digitally proficient employment. To give students the skills they need to succeed in today's digital environment, it's important to know how to classify students by digital literacy. Thus, the goal of this study is to analyse digital literacy, determine skill and attitude levels, and examine the relationship between skill and attitude among UiTM students. The study sampled 364 students. Voluntary sampling to manage sample composition. Two types of analyses been conducted to achieved research objectives. Descriptive Analysis comes prior to Spearman Rank Correlation. The study assessed students' digital literacy by examining their computer and internet skills and attitude towards technology. 50% of respondents had "Sometimes" to "Every time" application skills. The study also found a weak positive correlation (0.300) between computer and internet skills and technology attitude, indicating room for improvement in encouraging students to use technology. The correlation was significant at 0.01 (p=0.000). University students, mostly women, were surveyed on their digital skills and technology use. Most participants used computers daily and were competent. Students liked technology and preferred using their computers at home. The study indicated a weak positive correlation between digital skills and attitude, suggesting space for improvement in encouraging technology use.