Measurement of a College Computer Literacy Course

Measurement of a College Computer Literacy Course

Nancy Tsai (California State University, USA) and Thomas E. Hebert (California State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 5
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-931777-05-6.ch007
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Abstract

A college graduate has to be computer literate in order to gain competitive edge in today’s business world since information technology, ranging from the basic word processing software to the complex data base management systems, is used constantly to prepare, present, and exchange information for management decision making. Consequently, it is the responsibility of the education institution to offer a computer literacy class or series of classes for preparing its students with proper computer knowledge in a suitable learning environment before they enter the business world. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to discuss and present some issues of the college computer literacy classes offered by the Management Information Science Department (MIS) of College of Business Administration (CBA) at the California State University, Sacramento. These issues include the objectives of the classes, the contents of the classes, the classroom environment, and the measurement of class objectives.

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