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IJIET 2020 Vol.10(4): 309-313 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2020.10.4.1381

How to Increase the Students’ Prosocial Behavior in the Era of Technology?

Abdul Kholiq and M. Solehuddin

Abstract—Development of technology affects many aspects of human life. One of them is its negative impact on prosocial behavior of students. This important behavior must be increased in order to help the students to live adaptively. This research employed qualitative method with ethnographic study and the data was collected through in-depth interview with many school counsellors in Indonesia. The results showed that to improve prosocial behavior can be done in several ways, namely considering its urgency, the impact of technology on prosocial behavior, management of the influencing factors, and the services of guidance and counselling that utilize the enhancement of technology. Thus, the school counsellors are suggested to discover the effectiveness of the ways and invent another new technique to increase prosocial behavior.

Index Terms—Guidance and counselling, prosocial behavior, era of technology.

The authors are with the Indonesia University of Education, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia (e-mail: abdulkholiq@upi.edu, msolehuddin@upi.edu).


Cite: Abdul Kholiq and M. Solehuddin, "How to Increase the Students’ Prosocial Behavior in the Era of Technology?," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 309-313, 2020.

Copyright © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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