This study was based on the current growing trend of implementing e-learning in high schools. Most endeavors
have been inefficient, rendering an objective of determining the initial steps that could be taken to improve these
efforts by assessing a student population's computer skill levels and performances in an IT course. Demographic
factors were also taken into account while formulating these recommendations. Basic computer skill levels were
measured through the administration of the Technical Survival Skill Test (TSST) questionnaire, developed by
the University of Toronto. Academic performances were evaluated through several assignments designed by the
IT course instructors. The main result of this study indicated that computer skill levels did have a direct
correlation with a students academic performance level. The database was further parsed based on
demographical factors, resulting in a set of recommendations to enhance the effectiveness of e-learning.
Pardamean B and Suparyanto T. (2014). A Systematic Approach To Improving E-Learning Implementations In High Schools. The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 13 (3), 19-26.
learning management system, LMS, technical survival skill test, TSST