Excerpt:The purpose of this study was to determine a student’s computer knowledge upon course entry and if there was a difference in college students’ improvement scores as measured by the difference in pretest and post‐test scores of new or novice users, moderate users, and expert users at the end of a college level introductory computing class.
Spicer-Sutton, Jama; Lampley, James; and Good, Donald W.. 2013. Self-Assessment and Student Improvement in an Introductory Computer Course at the Community College Level. Oral presentation. International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN. 118. http://iclahe.org/Proceedings/2013/Proceedings-2013.pdf