The effect of the aim and frequency of computer usage on student achievement according to PISA 2006

ANIL D., Ozer Y.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.5484-5488 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.462
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.5484-5488
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Developments in the field of internet bring along the developments in education. The increase in the importance of the use of computers and the internet in the field of education necessitated the measurement of this dimension in the tests which are applied in wide scales. The research problem consists of the effect of the computer access and aim of computer use of 15 year-old students who participated in the computer part of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2006) over their achievements in science. The variant that best processes the students' achievement in science and the most important factor that affects achievement is students' access to computers.