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:

  1. No previous experience
  2. Use of pre-cooked software
  3. Use of software and knowledge of 1 language
  4. Use of software and knowledge of 2 languages
  5. Knowledge of various computer languages and operating systems.
Table 1 - Characteristics of the sample
computer literacy level
2 12%

From the data obtained (see the table) it results

  • The sample consists mainly of female (76%) and most of the students do not possess a Pc computer.
  • None of them had previous experience with Internet or other networks
  • About 60% of our student sample is practically computer illiterate.
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