Universities are using more information and communication technologies (ICT) in their teaching and learning environments. An anonymous multiple-choice survey self-assessed the spreadsheet skills of students enrolled in …rst-year units at the beginning of 2003. The results of the survey indicate signi…cant de…ciencies in the use of spreadsheets. There is a signi…cant proportion of students who are unable to use spreadsheets as part of their education at the start of their university studies. The implications for tertiary education are discussed.
"A Survey of First-Year University Students' Ability to use Spreadsheets,"
Spreadsheets in Education (eJSiE):
2, Article 1.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/ejsie/vol1/iss2/1