Journal of Mathematics and Statistics

Assessing Computer Knowledge in Senior High School: A Case Study of the Upper East Region in Ghana

N.K. Oladejo and I.A. Adetunde

DOI : 10.3844/jmssp.2009.287.297

Journal of Mathematics and Statistics

Volume 5, Issue 4

Pages 287-297

Abstract

Problem statement: This study contracted with assessing the knowledge of computer in Senior High Schools of the Upper East Region in Ghana. Approach: Data collected by means of administration of questionnaire brings out the level of computer knowledge expected from a student completing a Senior High School in the Upper East Region in Ghana. 140 sample students from 8 districts were selected for the study. Results: Hypotheses were tested at ? = 0.05 while the analyses of data were presented through SAS and SPSS. General Linear Model (GLM), post ANOVA and Least Significant Difference (LSD) were also used. Conclusion: The study revealed that an average student in Senior High School of the Upper East Region can not pass in computer subject. The research further revealed that gender has no influence on the level of computer knowledge of a student. This indicates that the level of computer knowledge of males and females is not significantly different.

Copyright

© 2009 N.K. Oladejo and I.A. Adetunde. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.