Use of Information and Communication Technology by Students at Undergraduate Level

By Donna Carpenter and John Dekkers.

Published by The Technology Collection

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To identify the usage of ICTs by 1st year university students

Keywords: online resources, ICTs,

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp.13-18. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.175MB).

Donna Carpenter

Donna Carpenter is an Associate Lecturer and Coordinator/Developer for the course Systems Analysis and Design in the Faculty of Informatics and Communication. She is currently nearing completion of her Master of Informatics (Information Systems) degree at CQU. She currently holds a Bachelor of Business (Information Systems), a Graduate Diploma in Vocational Education and Training and a Diploma in Training and Assessment Systems. Her research interests include student learning environments, student learning styles and the computer competency of first year tertiary students.

John Dekkers

Emeritus Professor John Dekkers has been a research professor in the Faculty of Informatics and Communication since 1998 currently supervising a number of postgraduate students, and is the coordinator of the postgraduate course Research Methods. Prior to joining the Faculty he was Professor and Head of the Distance Education Centre at CQU from 1990 and from 1983 to 1990 he was Head of Division of External and Continuing Education. From 1976 – 1982 he was the Foundation Head, Science and Mathematics Education Centre. He was directly associated with the introduction of email, video conferencing, audio conferencing for distance education students and also the establishment of the Queensland Open Learning Network. He has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Chemistry and completed a PhD in Bioinorganic Chemistry at the Australian National University. Through his 40 years career in education he has authored/co authored over 300 publications.


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