The Role of Computer Assisted Learning Packages in Determing Learning Outcomes
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
Assoc Professor Beverley Faye Jackling
Associate Professor, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Faculty of Business and Law , Deakin University
Tracey Mc Dowall