Some thoughts on reasons, definitions and tasks to achieve “functional” computer literacy

@inproceedings{Neill1977SomeTO,
  title={Some thoughts on reasons, definitions and tasks to achieve “functional” computer literacy},
  author={Michael J. Neill},
  booktitle={SIGCSE '77},
  year={1977}
}
Computer literacy, according to Richard Austing (1), is a major category of computer science education. Although computer literacy potentially involves the greatest number of people, achieving an ongoing program presents computer educators with formidable problems. My concern is with the concept of “functional” computer literacy, that is, a level of computer literacy expected of everyone living in a computer society. Functional computer literacy can be developed by implementing a curriculum for… CONTINUE READING

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