A computer is an electronic machine which can be used to solve a problem or perform a certain function according to the instructions given to it. Today computers are used almost everywhere. Computer education is the process of learning about or teaching about the computers. It includes the basic knowledge of computer system, skills, ideas, and the basic terminologies related to the computer system. It also includes the advantages and disadvantages of computers, the potential of a computer system, how a computer can be used to solve different problems of day to day life or how can a computer be programmed to solve the extreme problem. Computer education has become an integral part of the twenty-first century. It has gained a lot of importance in today’s life. Today, computers are used in almost every field. Therefore, it has become necessary to learn about computers.
In today’s world being educated by no means is about knowing only English, Kannada, Hindi or Mathematics. One would not be able to survive in today’s digital world, nor get benefit of Government services, if one did not know, how to use computers. In addition, there would be no job in future where some or other computer application would not be there, which will make a non-computer educated person a misfit for that job and consequently in our society. Hence knowing computers is no more a luxury but a basic necessity.
Computers help the students to learn about the world and know what is happening in it. It helps them to aim for excellent jobs in the future and succeed in it. The computer has become a standard of education throughout the world.