Among the skills that employers have desired of new employees over the years, computer literacy still ranks near the top. As anyone who uses technology can attest, hardware and software changes are rapid and continual. The question arises as to whether the need for basic computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, and databases have been replaced or augmented by the need for webpage design, programming, and desktop publishing skills?
Jennings, Susan Evans and Wilson, S. Ann, "Are We Teaching the Computer Application Skills Employers Need?" (2006). Faculty Publications. 41.
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Originally published in the Proceedings of the Association of Business Information Systems, Oklahoma City, OK, March 1-4, 2006