The beginning of the 1990's is marked by the era of computers.
Everywhere we look ,we see computers. They have become an essential part of our
every day life. If the world's computer systems were turned off even for a short
amount of time, unimaginable disasters would occur. We can surely say that
today's world is heading into the future with the tremendous influence of
computers. These machines are very important players in the game, the key to the
success however is proper software (computer programs). It is the software that
enables computers to perform a certain tasks. Educational systems in developed
countries realize the importance of computers in the future world and therefore,
emphasize their use in schools and secondary institutions. The proper choice of
software is very important especially for beginners. Their first encounter with
the computer should be exiting and fun. It should stimulate their interest in
the computing field.
First and foremost is the fact that computer software is a very
important educational tool. Students in high schools experience computers for
the first time through games and other entertaining software. These help develop
youth's mental pathway in the way of logic, reflexes and the ability to make
quick and concrete decisions [Lipcomb, 66]. The next step requires them to think
more seriously about the machines. Secondary students learn the first steps in
computer programming by creating simple programs. Here, the assistance of useful
software is necessary. The computer software has many applications in the real
world and is found virtually everywhere.
The new generation of very fast computers introduces us to a new type
of software. Multimedia is a of computer program that not only delivers written
data for the user, but also provides visual support of the topic. By exploring
the influence of multimedia upon high school students. I have concluded that the
usage of... [continues]
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