Changes in computer usage in engineering education
Palmer, Stuart and Bray, Sharyn L. 2002, Changes in computer usage in engineering education, in Conference proceedings, 13th Annual Conference for Australasian Association for Engineering Education and 8th Australasian Women in Engineering Forum, The Association, Canberra, A.C.T., pp. 305-310.
A longitudinal analysis of computer usage by commencing students in Deakin University’s undergraduate engineering and technology programs over the period 1998 to 2001 revealed that; access to computers was at high levels; mean computer usage for off-campus students had not changed significantly, but had risen significantly for on-campus students; while access to the Internet / WWW had not increased significantly, reported regular use of the Internet / WWW had risen significantly; while most students continued to report their source of Internet / WWW access as either Home or University, the proportion reporting Home as their source of access had risen significantly; and the reported regular use of e-mail rose significantly.
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130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
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