The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the microcomputer when used as an aid for decision-making in an introductory farm management course. The posttest-only control group design was used with the treatment consisting of one laboratory section using the microcomputer and a program developed to aid in calculating break-even analysis. The treatment did not significantly affect students' knowledge nor attitude concepts towards farm management. It was concluded that the use of the microcomputer was as effective as the techniques normally used in the course to teach farm management.



teaching farm management, decision-making

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