Analysing Learners Perception about Data Analysis on Microsoft Excel

Aditi Nath
2021 Learning Community-An International Journal of Educational and Social Development  
Microsoft Excel has been considered as one of the important tools for data analysis. Curt fyre was the author who started with the foundational concepts, including basic calculations in excel. It is widely used by all sectors because of the two very important reasons like the convenience and cost associated with using MS Excel. The current study has been planned to aim to analyze the learners' perception about data analysis on Microsoft excel. The descriptive study design has drawn a sample of
more » ... 19 learners constituted of students, doctoral research scholars, academicians, corporate professionals who have attended a one-week training programme on research and data analytics on MS Excel organized by a central university of Assam in October 2020. Primary data has been collected using Google form when journals, scholarly articles, and websites are secondary data collection sources. The analysis has been done on MS Excel and presented through tables and charts. The results indicated that 43.7% of learners had poor practice knowledge on MS Excel before attending the sessions but after attending the session 47.9% of learners had gained good knowledge. 56.3% have not used excel software for analyzing data before but after attending the sessions all the 119 learners have expressed their interest in analyzing data on excel in the future. The study suggested that participants with basic knowledge of MS Excel can be provided with advanced training and that can also be introduced by the respective organizations for quality output in all sectors.
doi:10.30954/2231-458x.02.2021.2 fatcat:llu3qiaefvb4tgygoumes6eafa