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ERIC Number: ED463728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Apr-28
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
Are Your Students Ready for College? Technology Literacy at Georgetown College.
Rafaill, William S.; Peach, Andrea C.
In 1999, Georgetown College (Kentucky) established the Information Technology Literacy Program that requires new students to demonstrate basic proficiencies in the use of information-technology resources in several proficiency areas (i.e., Internet, library Web-based databases and online catalogs, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations) as a requirement for graduation. Students are given a task-based technology assessment test within the first 3 weeks of their first semester. The test results are then used as an advising tool to determine if the student needs additional technology skills. A summary of the first 2 years of this testing data as well as specific trends are discussed. A list of schools surveyed for comparative purposes and the assessment test tasks are appended. (Contains 13 references.) (Author/MES)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Note: In: Proceedings of the Annual Mid-South Instructional Technology Conference (6th, Murfreesboro, TN, April 8-10, 2001); see IR 021 138.