—To assess students’ knowledge about computers
and to explore the factors affecting the computers’ knowledge a
test was constructed, validated and pilot tested. Item analysis
was carried out by calculating Difficulty Index and
Discrimination Power. Revised version of the test was
administered on 1068 students of ICS. Findings showed that
gender, personal computers, physical facilities and teachers’
qualification effect students’ knowledge. It is recommended
that better physical facilities and well trained teachers may be
provided in the colleges.
—Computer science, students knowledge about
Shamsa Aziz is with the Department of Education, International Islamic
University Islamabad, Pakistan (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Hamid Hassan is with the Federal College of Education, Islamabad,
Pakistan (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Shamsa Aziz and Hamid Hassan, "Assessment of Students’ Knowledge of Computer: Construction of a Test for Assessment," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.5, no.2, pp. 187-190, 2014.