DIGITAL AWARENESS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL THARU STUDENTS OF WEST CHAMPARANJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 6)
Publication Date: 2020-07-17
Authors : Ignatius Topno;
Page : 1014-1021
Keywords : Digital Awareness Global Village Integration Internet And World Citizen;
The world today is no more the world of yesterday. It is no more a distant village but a global village. The new is simply an advancement of old technology. The impact of technology in modern life is immeasurable, unassumed and unpredictable. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has revolutionized every walk of life today be it communication, governance, commerce, healthcare, education, entertainment and defense and many more. ICT is influencing the society tremendously much more than the machines in eighteenth century, perhaps on a far greater scale. The excessive use of Internet has become possible due to affordable, readily available devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones, particularly the availability of latter to the masses in even the rural areas of the country. The spread and the use of Internet countrywide has made the ordinary, learners and the thinkers closer than before. In this context, the researcher explores how much the secondary school Tharu students are aware of these devices which are affecting their intellectual as well as social life at large which are revealed through these perspectives of technologies. While trying to measure Tharu secondary schools students from this perspective, this paper attempts to discuss whether they are aware of being one among the digital world, what it is to be a member of a global village, digitally literate, know what and how of digital India drive, the profound digital literacy, critical pillars of digitalcitizenship andintegration of technology in classroom as the member of world citizen.
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