Digital Leadership to Improve the Pedagogical Competence of University English Lecturers in Samarinda

Masrur Masrur


This study investigates the impact of digital leadership on pedagogical competency. The research method employed was quantitative, with it employing a survey-based methodology. The study’s population comprised 162 participants, all of who were English lecturers in Samarinda. Proportional random sampling was used to select a sample of 130 people. A questionnaire was designed in order to collect data, with this passing the validity and reliability tests and meeting the necessary characteristics for a good instrument. Smart PLS 3.0 was then used to tabulate and evaluate the gathered data. According to the findings of this study, digital leadership does indeed have a substantial impact on lecturers’ pedagogical abilities. However, the provision of digital guidance and group activities are two aspects that need to be enhanced to increase the quality of digital leadership. Some components to consider when attempting to increase lecturers’ pedagogic competencies include improving lecturers’ abilities in curriculum development and their understanding of student learning styles, as well as their capacity to understand the emotional aspects of students. This study also found that the pedagogic competence of lecturers also improves when leaders at various levels are able to offer good digital leadership models in their everyday management.



Digital leadership, pedagogic competence, lecturer, university

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