A Study on Competence for Digital Literacy of an Elementary School Pupils

초등학생의 디지털 리터러시 역량에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Seon-Tae (Kyeongnam Information Technology High School) ;
  • Nam, Young-Ho (Dept. of Computer Education, Gyeongsang Nat'l University, EDURI)
  • 김선태 (경남정보고등학교) ;
  • 남영호 (경상대학교 컴퓨터교육과, 교육연구원)
  • Published : 2008.06.30


The use of ICT impacts positive effects on increasing scholarship achievement levels and on developing creativity, including teamworks, critical thinking skill, independence in learning and motivation of leaners. The purpose of this paper is to survey and analyze a competence for digital literacy of an elementary school pupils in Gyeongsangnam-do, and to compare the competence of the pupils with the competence of the pupils in Seoul. The results suggest that Gyeongsangnam-do's pupils have had the highest competence for social & cultural literacy and the lowest competence for information & technology literacy among three literacy. We also conclude that there is no a significant disparity between the competence of pupils in both regions.