Using office simulation software in teaching computer literacy using three sets of teaching/learning activities

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Author: Ali, Azad; Wibowo, Kustim


The most common course delivery model is based on teacher (knowledge provider) - student (knowledge receiver) relationship. The most visible symptom of this situation is over-reliance on textbook's tutorials. This traditional model of delivery reduces teacher flexibility, causes lack of interest among students, and often makes classes boring. Especially this is visible when teaching Computer Literacy courses. Instead, authors of this paper suggest a new active model which is based on [Microsoft] MS Office simulation. The proposed model was discussed within the framework of three...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Teaching and learning; Literacy; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes

Keywords: Simulation; Learning activities; Computer literacy; Skill development; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Institute, 2016

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Journal volume: 13

Journal date: 2016

Pages: pp. 79-88

ISSN: 1547-5840 (print), 1547-5867 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Rights: All articles of this journal, whether published in the past or future, are now licensed to you under a Creative Commons By-NC license and copyright to articles is returned and retained by their respective authors.

Call number: TD/TNC 128.86

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