Relation of Computer Literacy to Student's Academic Performance

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Chapter 1


This chapter presents the problem and its background, the statement of the problem, the assumption, and the definition of terms that will be helpful to the readers.

Those who have not taken the time to learn about computers often do not even know what to do once one has been turned on, and this problem should be corrected. That is why all high schools must make a computer literacy course a requirement for graduation. Although a computer course would take away two or three periods of a high school student's weekly schedule, it will be well worth it in the real world with so many careers today involving a knowledge of a computer's basic functions, computer literacy plays a big part in job
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The following terms were defined purposefully to be able to achieve better understanding of this study.

Academic Performance refers to the quality of the students performance in their courses.

Computer especially the PC’s is any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and original sales price make it useful for individuals.

Computer addiction a loosely used term with internet addiction or video game addiction is the excessive or compulsive use of computers that interferes with daily life.

Computer literacy is how a student well used to be in computers.

Respondents are those students that computer literacy has something to do in their studies.

Chapter 2


This Chapter presents the review of related literature and studies and their relevance to the present study and a conceptual framework.

Many students are now really obsessed to computers. Almost all of the time for them to kill, if they were alone, is just to use computers and surf the internet.

It is one of the hobbies of many nations to visit blog sites, and to communicate and find some friends.

But the real deal to find out is how the literacy on computers helps the students to bring up their studies. The following literature and studies helped the researcher to know perceptions about the problem.

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