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PROJECT TOPIC AND MATERIAL ON Effects of Computer-Assisted Instruction in Schools

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  • Name:Effects of Computer-Assisted Instruction in Schools
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ABSTRACT

Thisstudyaimsatinvestigatingtheeffectofcomputerassistedinstruction.Thesampleofthestudyconsistedof60studentsrandomlyselectedfromschoolsandassignedtoexperimentalandcontrolgroups.Datawerecollectedwithinaneight-weekperiodviaapre-posttestdesignforequivalentgroups.Thefindingsofthestudyindicatedthatusingcomputer-assistedEnglishlanguageinstructionalongsidethetraditionalmethodhasapositiveeffectontheexperimentalgroupstudents’achievement.Feasibilitystudywascarriedoutthroughinspectionofdocumentandrecordswhichhasbeenused.Theproblemsoftheexistingwayoflearningwerediscovered.Itwasalsonotedthatthenewsystemthathasthefacilities,capableofdeliveringexpertknowledgewithoutdelayingtime.

Thefollowingtoolswereusedinordertoachievethedesignedobjectivesofthesystemlikesystemflowchart,programflowchartandnewdesignsoftware.Theresearchworkisaimedatturningthemanualprocessoflearningcomputerassistedone.

Itisgenerallyhopedthatwhenalltheaspectofthisprojectaredullytakenintoconsiderationandcameout,therewillbeagreatchangeintheprocessoflearning.

CHAPTER ONE

Aself-learningtechnique,usuallyoffline/online,involvinginteractionofthestudentwithprogrammedinstructionalmaterials.Computer-assistedinstruction(CAI)isaninteractiveinstructionaltechniquewherebyacomputerisusedtopresenttheinstructionalmaterialandmonitorthelearningthattakesplace.

CAIusesacombinationoftext,graphics,soundandvideoinenhancingthelearningprocess.Thecomputerhasmanypurposesintheclassroom,anditcanbeutilizedtohelpastudentinallareasofthecurriculum.

CAIreferstotheuseofthecomputerasatooltofacilitateandimproveinstruction.CAIprogramsusetutorials,drillandpractice,simulation,andproblemsolvingapproachestopresenttopics,andtheytestthestudent’sunderstanding.

Sincetheinventionofprogramminglanguages,lifehascontinuedtobeeasierforpeoplesincethereareprogrammerstouseitinsolvinglittleproblems.Nottocomparetotheprevioustechnologywherebypeoplesufferalotjusttogetwhattheywant.Innovationknowsseemstoappearataratethatincreasestremendously.Theseinnovationshavesignificantlyimprovedscienceandtechnologydevelopmentfromonegenerationtoanother,asadvancementineveryspherecannotbeoveremphasized.

Thestandardoflearninghasincreasedgreatlycomparetothepastwhenpeoplegofromoneplacetryingtolearnandthishasmadethesystemanalystandprogrammerstothinkvastlyonhowpeoplecaneasilyacquireknowledgeintheareaoftheirchoicewiththeaidofcomputer.Astheworsenedsituationofacquiringknowledgeexacerbatedandpeoplestillfinditverydifficulttolearnwhattheywant,theynowseekforproblemsolvingsystemandwhichismoreuser-friendlytohelpthemlearn.

Theprojecthasembarkedontheeffectofcomputeraidedinstruction.Acomputerprogramthatappliesartificialintelligentmethodstothetaskofproblemsolvingbyusingdetailedknowledgeandattemptingtosimulatethereasoningprocessofanexpert,asthenameimpliesitinvolvestheuseofprogramswritteninanyprogramminglanguage(highlevel)inproblem-solving.

  • BACKGROUNDOFSTUDY

Computer-assistedinstruction(CAI)isanapproachtoteachingandlearningwherethecomputerandcomputer-basedresourcessuchastheInternetareusedtopresent,reinforceandassessmaterialtobelearned.Itusuallyincludesasubstantialinteractiveelement.Italsoincludesthesearchforandtheinvestigationofapplicationsinlanguageteachingandlearning.Exceptforself-studysoftware,CAIismeanttosupplementface-to-faceinstructionandnotreplaceit.Inrecentyears,CAIresearchershaveinvestigatedtheadvantagesofusingcomputersasteaching/learningtoolsinimprovingdifferentskills.ManystudiesindicatethatCAIprovidesaninnovativeandeffectivealternativeforinstructors(WarshauerandHealey,1998).Inaddition,manystudiesindicatethattherehasbeenanincreaseinemphasisoncomputertechnologyanditsintegrationatalllevelofeducation(Stepp-Greany,2002).Furthermore,computerwouldallowlearnerstoprogressattheirownpaceandworkindividuallytosolveproblems,providesimmediatefeedback,allowslearnerstoknowwhethertheiranswersarecorrectornot,andprovidesthemwiththecorrectanswersiftheiranswersarenotcorrect.

  • STATEMENTOFTHEPROBLEM

Fromthedatacollectedwhichwasprocessedtobecomeinformation,itwasdiscoveredthattheoldsystemoflearningwasbyclassteachings,distancelearning,PCprojectedteachings,recodedteachingsconversationetc.whichhasalotofhumaninherenterrors.Theseoldsystemexhibitedhighineffectivenessandefficiencyasregardstothequalityofinformationitgivesout.

Thisoldsystemisposedwithalotofconfrontationofhowtoimprovetheaccuracy,quality,timelyofinformationgivenoutataparticulartime.

Atthispoint,itisnecessarytointegratecomputerintheteaching-learningprocess.Asaresult,theneedarisestostudytheeffectofusingcomputersaidedinstruction.TheresearchersintendtoinvestigatetheeffectofComputer-AssistedInstructionalongsidethetraditionalmethodlearning.Someoftheproblemsfacedbytheoldwayoflearningwere:

  1. Untimelyservicedelivery
  2. Inaccurateinformation(wronginformation)
  3. Tediouswayofimputingtheknowledge
  4. Clientsqueuetobesaved
  5. Boringsinceithasnoanimations
    • OBJECTIVESOFSTUDY

Thepresentstudyattemptstoinvestigatewhetherusingcomputersinteachingalongsidethetraditionalmethodissignificantlydifferentfromteachingwithouttheaidofcomputers.ThepurposeistocompareusingComputer-AssistedInstructionalongsidethetraditionalmethodwithusingthetraditionalmethodaloneanddecidewhichismoresuitableforthestudentsunderinvestigation.

Consideringthepresentsituationoftheoldsystem,thisprojectisaimedatimprovingtheaccuracy,qualityandtimelessofservicedeliveryinlearningbyachievingthefollowing:

  • Providingeasyunderstandingofproblems/faults.
  • Providingeasyunderstandingofthroughanimatedtutorials(computerapplication)
  • Tomaintaininternationalstandardsin,computerapplicationsarerequiredforconformitysake.
    • SCOPEOFSTUDY

Thisresearchworkisfocusedondesigningacomputerapplicationthatcantaketheplaceofprofessionalinevenwithoutaprofessionalandmakingtheexistingsystemprofessionalsmoreproficientinlearning.This

  • SIGNIFICANCEOFSTUDY

AsComputer-AssistedInstructionisgoingtobeappliedintheFacultyoflearning,thisstudywillbeoneofthefirstofitskindinthecomputerfield.Almostallofthereviewedstudieswereconductedonlearnersofthenativeway.Therefore,itishopedthatitwillhelpthosewhoareinvolvedintheeducationalprocessingaininginsightsintothecomputer-assistedInstructionexperienceandseektoimproveitovertime.Moreover,itmayencouragefurtherresearchinthisfield,whichmay,inturn,enrichtheareaofComputer-AssistedInstructioningeneral.

  • LIMITATIONS

ThisresearchworkwasdeniedaccesssomecertainwebpagesthatrequiredtheuseofcreditcardswhichasastudentIcouldnotafford.DuringthisstudyIencounteredsomerestrictions,Icouldnotaccesssomehardcopydocumentsandtherewerealsofinancialconstraint.

  • DEFFINITIONOFTERMS

COMPUTER-AIDEDINSTRUCTION(CAI):diverseandrapidlyexpandingspectrumofcomputertechnologiesthatassisttheteachingandlearningprocess.

SYSTEM:acombinationofrelatedelementsorganizedintoacomplexwhole.

INTERNET:referstoanetworkthatlinkscomputernetworksallovertheworldbysatelliteandtelephone,communicatinguserswithservicenetworkssuchase-mailandtheWorldWideWeb.

SOFTWARE:referstoacomputerprogramsandapplicationssuchaswordprocessingordatabasepackagesthatcanberunonaparticularcomputersystem.

COMPUTERIZED:toinstallorstartusingacomputersystemtoorganize,control,orautomaticsomethingsuchasamechaniCAIprocessorCAIculations.

PROFESSIONAL:apersonshowingahighdegreeofskillorcompetenceindoingsomething.

EXPERT:somebodywithgreatdealofknowledgeabout,orskill,trainingorexperienceinaparticularfieldoractivity.

 

 

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