Document Type : Research Paper


1 Master of Knowledge and Information Science , Research Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran, Iran

2 Senior Expert in Sports Management, Research and Education Unit of Amol Municipality, Amol, Iran

3 Master of Communication Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran


Purpose: This study examines the effect of digital literacy to increase knowledge of physical education students of the Shomal University.
Methodology: The method of research is descriptive – analytic of survey and in terms of target is functional. The population of this study is physical education students of the Shomal University that 120 students were selected by simple random sampling and available. To collect data, a questionnaire was used on the model of digital literacy. For analyzing information according to Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and data normalization was used single-sample t-test, t-test and Analysis of variance significant at the level of α=0/05.
Findings: The results revealed that digital literacy is effective to increase knowledge of physical education students (sig=0/001). According to mean comparison showed that the relationship between digital literacy variables, components of online tools and interactions Find information; using Information and understanding of digital practices respectively the most widely influence on knowledge of the students. The independent t-test results showed that in terms of gender (sig=0/791) and marital status (sig=0/634) is not significant and different attitudes to digital literacy.
Conclusion: The results showed that digital literacy and all of its components is impressive in increasing the knowledge of students and can create a positive attitude for students to learn. So this concern should be of interest to university officials and with the rise of new technologies, new scientific approach creat for the students.


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