University Students’ Literacy Skills Through Literature Texts

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Ida Ayu Made Wedasuwari


Literacy is a skill which owned by the students to understand analyze the information within reading and writing activities. Nowadays, Indonesia government has intensively promoted literacy activities to enhance both students’ literacy skills and all citizens. Particularly, university students can be tutors to voice literacy culture which require them to perform the literacy skills inside them first and strengthen them. One of the methods the students can do is having done literature texts to develop their thinking skills and knowledge. The aim of this study was to find out the university students’ literacy skills through the use of literature texts. The subject of this study was the students of Indonesian Language and Literature Study Program of FKIP Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar. The object of this study was the students’ literacy skills. This study was a qualitative study, in which the data were taken from the use of test, observation and interview. It was found that the students’ literacy skills were shown from their reading and writing literature texts. The students’ reading skill showed the mean score of 77.2 whereas their writing skill showed the mean score of 74.8. Therefore, the university students’ literacy skills could be categorized as good.

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AYU MADE WEDASUWARI, Ida. University Students’ Literacy Skills Through Literature Texts. International Conference on Law and Social Sciences and Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 247-253, dec. 2019. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 june 2021.


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