Assessing computer fluency among adult learners in accelerated degree programs at a Midwestern liberal arts college

dc.contributor.advisor Nancy J. Evans
dc.contributor.author Armstrong, Malcolm
dc.contributor.department Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
dc.date 2018-08-11T10:18:07.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T02:30:21Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T02:30:21Z
dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
dc.date.embargo 2013-06-05
dc.date.issued 2008-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>With the introduction of the personal computer as a commodity item, many institutions have committed large capital investments to infrastructure and equipment to evolve into technology-oriented campuses. Those levels of institutional investment may not be matched by the performance capabilities of adult students attending such institutions. This study explored that phenomenon in an accelerated degree program at a Midwestern liberal arts college, with findings indicating reluctance among males to ask for assistance with PC problems and that writing skills were more developed as students progressed through the college experience using IT. Furthermore the study found the household income among participants to be in excess of statewide median income levels reinforcing the link between demographic variables and adult student computer fluency.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/10699/
dc.identifier.articleid 1680
dc.identifier.contextkey 2806850
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-2859
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath etd/10699
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/24905
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Educational Administration and Supervision
dc.subject.keywords Adult students
dc.subject.keywords Computer fluency
dc.subject.keywords Hybrid learning
dc.subject.keywords Non-traditional students
dc.title Assessing computer fluency among adult learners in accelerated degree programs at a Midwestern liberal arts college
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dissertation
dspace.entity.type Publication
thesis.degree.level dissertation
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
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