The Role of Computer Assisted Learning Packages in Determing Learning Outcomes

Assoc Professor Beverley Faye Jackling,
Tracey Mc Dowall
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This study examines the factors affecting student performance in an undergraduate accounting course. In aprticular the study examines the role of computer aided learning (CAL) in determining academic performance. The study also examines the role of prior accounting studies, gender, entry patway as influences on performance. The results show that positive perceptions of the usefulness of CAL significantly influenced performance. The results have implications for educators contemplating using CAL in courses as a means of improving student understanding of accounting concepts.

Keywords: Learning Outcomes, Computer assisted Learning
Stream: Adult, Vocational, Tertiary and Professional Learning
Presentation Type: Virtual Presentation in English
Paper: Does the Use of Computer Assisted Learning Packages Improve Performance in Accounting?

Assoc Professor Beverley Faye Jackling

Associate Professor, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Faculty of Business and Law , Deakin University

Associate Professor Jacking has a record of excellence and innovation in teachint at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has made important contributions to research in all key forms of activity: publication, research income and research training. Additionally, she has held important leadership roles at School, FAculty and Unviersity level and has an established profile with professional bodies and industry. Her qualifications include a PhD in education from the University of Melbourne.

Tracey Mc Dowall

Deakin University

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