DIGITAL STORYTELLING AS AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR ENHANCING DIGITAL LITERACY IN EDUCATION
In addition to being able to deliver learning directed to increasing students' skills in line with the demands of the 21st century, digital storytelling is anticipated to be the best technique for satisfying the needs of students who are digital natives. Unfortunately, there is a negative impact of these demands on decreasing in students' literacy levels. Each of the alternatives that the teacher ought to try is provided, along with a breakdown of the issues. One of them is mastering digital storytelling, a learning paradigm that is focused on addressing students' digital needs by utilizing technology as a medium for literacy and creativity. In order to compare and develop the best teaching tactics for students who cannot be separated from digital literacy, research is created using the library approach, referring to international journals that have already explored the urgency of learning through the use of digital storytelling. By analyzing 23 journals, 3 books, and 4 articles related to digital storytelling in education. The data is identified, classified, and interpreted which is then validated by data triangulation. According to the study's findings, there are some components of a teacher's responsibility when using digital storytelling in the classroom. Developing teacher skills in technology is crucial to effectively guide students in technology-assisted learning. Additionally, the implementation of a strategic plan for teaching digital literacy through digital storytelling can be a useful tool. Lastly, having proficient technology skills can help teachers overcome any potential problems that may arise during technology-assisted learning.
Keywords: digital storytelling, digital literacy, the role of the teacher, language learning.