TITLE

A Systematic Approach To Improving E-Learning Implementations In High Schools

TYPE

Journal Article

Abstract

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.

Citation

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.

Keywords

learning management system, LMS, technical survival skill test, TSST

Published On

The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

Author

  • Teddy Suparyanto

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