UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' COMPUTER SKILLS: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS


Guclu M.

TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, vol.9, no.2, pp.264-269, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-269

Abstract

As technology advances, its impacts on people's lives have become more visible. Therefore the dependency on technology has increased in time. Computers are of the most outstanding ones of the technological devices which become part of daily routines. To be able to make use of such a facility, recognizing the potential role of computers and being technologically literate are essential. Computer skills must be improved to become technologically proficient and to prevent the prospect negative situations in the career. In the recent years, education has started to be one of the fields which uses computer based technology intensively. Thus, having computer skills and using computer based technology effectively during the classes have started to become important aspects for teachers. In this study, it was tried to find out the computer skills of university students and their experience levels of using defined software.