Assessment of the Youth Information Technology Education Program in Community Services

Abstract

The Youth Information Technology Education (YITE) is a community based program of ICTED Institute of Science and Technology in Lipa City, Batangas. The program objective is geared for the acquisition of basic knowledge, attitudes, values and skills that will serve to youth and adult as powerful tool in combating illiteracy in information technology education which open great opportunities for all individuals and groups in the community. The desire of the researcher is to determine if there is a significant relationship between the perceived level of satisfaction on YITE program and perceived learning outcomes. Descriptive survey signifies the gathering data by providing the value of facts, and focusing attention on the most important things to be reported. The researcher used questionnaire as research instrument in the gathering and collecting data on each item in the perceived level of assessment and learning outcomes of youth on information technology education program. The results of the study confirmed that the respondents are satisfied with the YITE Program (teachers’ characteristics, strategies and program content) as well as with the Program’s Learning Outcomes. Teachers’ characteristics, teaching strategies and program content were found to be significant correlates and predictors of learning outcomes. The program should continuously address these aspects of the program. The knowledge and competence of the teachers as well as the content of the program should be regularly checked and upgraded through appropriate education and training.



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Dante V. Andal, Institute of Science and Technology, Philippines

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Conference: ACE2016
Stream: Adult and lifelong learning

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