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computer literacy

1. The ability to acquire and apply a basic understanding of computer hardware and software to solve problems or access information.
2. Educational programs designed to help students gain mastery in computer applications.
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Also present during the launching of the Computer Literacy Training here were Surigao del Sur 1st District Rep.
The present study assessed the second year dental students' computer literacy and attitudes to utilization of e-resources.
In conjunction with UNESCO, Mayes and Burgess (2010) list the subsequent functions of computer literacy in distance education students as:
This may probably be due to lack of the basic computer literacy skills that can enable them to access needed e-information resources.
In the research, three instruments were used namely, (1) the Mathematics Teaching Anxiety Scale (MATAS) to determine pre-service teachers' levels of mathematics teaching anxiety, (2) the Perception Scale for Technology Use in Mathematics Teaching (PSTM) to determine their perceptions regarding technology use in mathematics courses and (3) the Computer Literacy Scale (CLS) to determine their computer literacy levels.
Chaired by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the "Educate a Child, Build the Nation" initiative aims to boost educational development in the UAE through computer literacy. His Highness believes in the importance of providing educational and training opportunities for all UAE citizens, regardless of gender or nationality, as these citizens are the cornerstone of the Emirates' economic and social development.
Harpreet Singh, President- JRE Group of Institutions, said, "Through this computer literacy drive, we at JRE are not only implementing a social responsibility but also opening up avenues for local students here by getting to them the best possible resources and faculty.
The forum aims to help the blind acquire computer literacy skills through the use of screen readers.
One hundred and thirty students have successfully completed training courses in Computer Literacy, Office Administration, Hospitality, and Tailoring, presented by trainers from the organisation Women's Action for Development (WAD), over a period of several months.
Jose Mari Mercado, IBPAP president and chief executive officer, enumerated the five skills that jobseekers lack--critical thinking, English proficiency, computer literacy, service orientation as well as perceptual speed and accuracy.
ERIC Descriptors: Foreign Countries; Special Needs Students; Down Syndrome; Autism; Cerebral Palsy; Information Technology; Communications; Computer Mediated Communication; Heterogeneous Grouping; Barriers; Case Studies; Computer Literacy; Interrater Reliability; Semi Structured Interviews; Semitic Languages; Computer Software; Mixed Methods Research
Similar computer literacy programs targeting school students exist in several Caribbean countries.
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