Analysis of elementary school ICT textbooks in Taiwan and the importance of content about computer virus

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Abstract

Due to the popularity of computers and internet, different kinds of computer viruses were created by hackers or cyber criminals, and it caused great damage to the society, like: The lost of great amount of money, and the leak of personal information. It has become important to teach students know more about computer virus. This study analyzed the current status of elementary school ICT (Information and Communication Technology) textbooks in Taiwan, and analyzed ICT teachers' opinions about the importance of integrating the content of computer virus into ICT textbooks. The result showed that the issue of computer virus did not mention much in the related textbooks in Taiwan, and many related issues were not included. Besides, through analyzing the opinions from ICT teachers, most of the teachers considered that it was important to integrate the content about computer virus into ICT textbooks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)762-766
Number of pages5
JournalProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Event2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES-2010 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 4 Feb 20108 Feb 2010

Keywords

  • Computer virus
  • ICT teachers
  • ICT textbooks
  • instructional material
  • textbook analysis

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