The student sample
From an entry questionnaire we collected statistical information concerning
sex,previous experience with computer,access to personal computer at the home...
These information helped us to identify 5 levels of computer literacy:
- No previous experience
- Use of pre-cooked software
- Use of software and knowledge of 1 language
- Use of software and knowledge of 2 languages
- Knowledge of various computer languages and operating systems.
Table 1 - Characteristics of the sample
|computer literacy level |
From the data obtained (see the table) it results
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The sample consists mainly of female (76%) and most of the students do not possess a
None of them had previous experience with Internet or other networks
About 60% of our student sample is practically computer illiterate.