Motivation, Critical Thinking and Academic Verification of High School Students' Information-seeking Behavior

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Title Motivation, Critical Thinking and Academic Verification of High School Students' Information-seeking Behavior
 
Creator Hidayat, Z
Saefudin, Asep
Sumartono, Sumartono
 
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Student motivation, critical thinking, academic verification, information-seeking behavior, digital generation.

 
Description High school students have known as Gen Y or Z and their media using can be understand on their information-seeking behavior. This research’s purposes were: 1) to analyze the students’ motivation; 2) to analyze the critical thinking and academic verification; 3) to analyze the information-seeking behavior. This study used quantitative approach through survey among 1125 respondents in nine clusters, i.e. Central, East, North, West, and South of Jakarta, Tangerang, Bekasi, Depok, and Bogor. Schools sampling based on "the best schools rank" by the government, while respondents have taken by accidental in each school. Construct of questionnaire included measurement of motivation, critical thinking and academic verification, and the information-seeking behavior at all. The results showed that the motivations of the use of Internet were dominated by habit to interact and be entertained while on the academic needs are still relatively small but increasing significantly. Students’ self-efficacy, performance and achievement goals tend to be high motives, however the science learning value, and learning environment stimulation were average low motives. High school students indicated that they think critically about the various things that become content primarily in social media but less critical of the academic information subjects. Unfortunately, high school students did not conducted academic verification on the data and information but students tend to do plagiarism.
 
Publisher D3 Teknisi Perpustakaan Fakultas Vokasi Universitas Airlangga
 
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Date 2018-01-09
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article

 
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Identifier http://e-journal.unair.ac.id/RLJ/article/view/7287
10.20473/rlj.V3-I1.2017.10-24
 
Source Record and Library Journal; Vol 3, No 1 (2017); 10-24
2442-5168
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://e-journal.unair.ac.id/RLJ/article/view/7287/4413
 
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