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Jordanian EFL students’ perceptions of their computer literacy

Ruba Fahmi Bataineh, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
Abdallah Ahmad Baniabdelrahman, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan


Abstract
This study investigated 210 Jordanian EFL perceptions of their computer literacy. The findings revealed that the majority of the students reported being fairly proficient to proficient in computer skills such as deleting files (81.43%), copying files (78.57%), formatting a floppy disk (67.15%), and installing a program on a hard disk (64.29%), while most reported being not or a little proficient in computer skills such as using images from a camcorder or digital camera in computers (84.76%), using PowerPoint (80%), and creating databases (78.09%). The results further revealed no significant effect for gender but a significant effect for year of study on students’ perceptions of their computer literacy.


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