College of the Immaculate Conception
Chapter 1THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTINGIntroduction
Today, computers play a big role in education especially indeveloping countries like the Philippines. According to Casiano(2007), computer has a capability for administrative andmanagerial users, namely: easing enrollment procedures,preparing transcript of records, recording grades, paying schoolfees, and others, as well as for teaching purposes. Moreover, ithas given way to the development of multi-media which iscreating an exciting and very real interactive learningenvironment.According to Senator Oreta, three to four out of fiveteachers lacked knowledge in using computers (Philippine Star,2002). In a survey research with an overall goal of determiningICT preparedness of teacher stated that the literacy of teachersin using word processing software is about 63.27% while thesecond is internet browsing with 33.91%. The third is usingspreadsheets application, 13.84% and other software applicationis quite below at 10% (Magno, 2006). AlsoDepED estimates thatonly one out of seven schools have teachers who are computerliterate (Abad, 2004).