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Student perceptions of the pedagogical features of a computer-aided learning program in introductory accounting

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dc.contributor.author Weil, Sidney H. en
dc.contributor.author Clark, Murray B. en
dc.contributor.author Wegner, T. en
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-28T02:44:43Z
dc.date.issued 1999-02 en
dc.identifier.issn 1174-5045 en
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10182/607
dc.description.abstract Computer usage in accounting education is increasing, with computer-aided learning (CAL) packages becoming readily available. A consequent challenge facing accounting educators is to ensure that the increased use of computers occurs in a way that maximises its contribution to student learning. Some studies have examined whether CAL packages produce performance benefits for students. Few studies, however, have investigated the pedagogical features of these packages.This study identifies such features and measures student perceptions about the features used in a particular package, and their perceived value in meeting stated educational outcomes. Data was gathered by way of a questionnaire, and the responses analysed using the Analytic Hierarchy Process. The results indicate that the package was regarded as a highly beneficial learning resource, with the content and available support mechanisms rated as the two most useful pedagogical features. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lincoln University. Commerce Division en
dc.relation The original publication is available from - Lincoln University. Commerce Division en
dc.subject accounting education en
dc.subject computer-aided learning en
dc.subject information technology en
dc.subject computer use en
dc.title Student perceptions of the pedagogical features of a computer-aided learning program in introductory accounting en
dc.type Discussion Paper
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences::280100 Information Systems::280104 Computer-human interaction en
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::350000 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services::350100 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability en
lu.contributor.unit Lincoln University en
lu.contributor.unit Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce en
lu.contributor.unit Department of Financial and Business Systems en
pubs.organisational-group /LU
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce/FABS
pubs.publication-status Published en


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