HomeTIP Research Journal Manilavol. 4 no. 1 (2007)

Development of an Interactive Multitasking Module in Teaching Ethics for IT Professionals

Susan S. Caluya

Discipline: Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Technology



In TIP Manila, students who are enrolled in computer ethics lack the interest in learning and not even enthusiastic to participate during classroom discussion. Aside from using traditional reading materials, instructors of computer ethics subject assign topics to be reported by their students. For this reason, this study was emphasized for a need to develop software, which is an interactive multitasking module for the use of both students and instructors in teaching computer ethics subject.

The study was endeavored to develop an interactive multi-tasking module in teaching ethics and to evaluate the interactive module in terms of accuracy, reliability, user-friendliness and efficiency. The interactive module was developed using Visual Basic 6.0 language while the database was created using MS Access. Survey questions and evaluation for both students and instructors were conducted to measure the need and completeness of the requirements of the research study. The gathered information based on the evaluation was used to draw inferences about the research.