Importance of Computer Assisted Teaching & Learning Methods for Chemistry
Science Journal of Education
Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015, Pages: 11-16
Received: May 11, 2015; Accepted: May 22, 2015; Published: Jun. 1, 2015
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Jesuraja Bosco Bharathy, Department of Education, DMI-St.Joseph University, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
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Abstract
Understanding the basic concepts of chemistry is very important for the students of secondary school level and university level. The Computer Assisted Teaching and Learning (CATL) methods are marked by the usage of computers in teaching and learning processes. Usage of WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, ACCESS, PHOTOSHOP etc., as well as the use of specialized packages such as CHEMDRAW, SCIFINDER etc., can be worth mentioning. The role of internet in feeding the thirst of students is comparably far better than the classroom teaching. By the use of CATL methods, students can acquire high quality of mental models.
Keywords
CATL, Computer, Internet, Multimedia, Cognitive Load, Audio, Video, Mental Models
To cite this article
Jesuraja Bosco Bharathy, Importance of Computer Assisted Teaching & Learning Methods for Chemistry, Science Journal of Education. Special Issue:Science Learning in Higher Education. Vol. 3, No. 4-1, 2015, pp. 11-16. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.s.2015030401.13
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