Re-thinking of student skills to handling basic computer practice in junior high school

C Marisa, I B Rangka, S Folastri, M Oktasari, C M H Tobing, R N Fahmi, I Ifdil, K Suranata, R Rahim
2019 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
This study aimed to evaluate students' skills in basic computer practice in junior high school. We evaluated the student's skills to work with basics of Microsoft office software (Excel and Power Point) according to competency standards and school curriculum. The study involved 173 students who received the computer practice exam on March 2018. Data analysed using Rasch model approach. The results of this study showed that Microsoft Excel and Power Point practice exams are simply to be passed
more » ... mply to be passed by 57 students. In general, the skills in setting up tables in Microsoft Excel have the highest difficulty level for students. Meanwhile, basic skill in locating information for Power Point objects is the easiest exam material for students. Unfortunately, although the quality as the exam material is good enough, but the material for computer practice exam is insufficient as to separate out the students' skills. Several measurement property assessments also presented to enrich the information from the findings of this study. A further implication from this research is that educators require to reconsider the test material led to students. In addition, it also takes into history the experience of students in operating the computer and perform computer exam procedures.
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1157/4/042004 fatcat:x2dghiuikbdhpmr3yc7d6tbsse