Ethics of Using Technology in Strengthening Students Religious Character

  • Amriani Amriani Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Bunyamin Maftuh Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Encep Syarif Nurdin Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Makhmud Safei Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Abstract

In the current era of globalization, technology is increasing and offers many unstoppable conveniences. This is the biggest challenge for humans, so all parties must be jointly responsible for controlling the use of technology to be in harmony with human values. This study examines the ethics of using technology to strengthen students' religious character. This study uses a qualitative research design with a phenomenological approach, namely research that focuses on individual experiences of a phenomenon by collecting data through interviews, observation, and documentation. Ten people became research subjects, including five lecturers and five students. The resulting data were analyzed through data reduction, presentation, verification, and conclusion. The use of technology brings positive impacts and ethical challenges. Studies show that religious beliefs influence students' religious character, and character strengthening can be done through religious education and the wise use of technology. Integrating ethics and strengthening religious character will create a society that is responsible, cultured and has a solid ethical awareness in the digital era. The findings from this study can provide students with an in-depth understanding of the importance of the ethical use of technology.

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2023-09-02
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AMRIANI, Amriani et al. Ethics of Using Technology in Strengthening Students Religious Character. Al-Hayat: Journal of Islamic Education, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 488-505, sep. 2023. ISSN 2599-3046. Available at: <https://alhayat.or.id/index.php/alhayat/article/view/362>. Date accessed: 18 june 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.35723/ajie.v7i2.362.