Effect of a Tutorial for Learning SQL on Learner Outcomes and Satisfaction


  • Lynda Farza Académie Militaire




Courseware, database, SQL, motivation, ARCS, structured query language


In this paper, we present the results of a study on the impact of a courseware developed by using Keller’s ARCS motivational model strategies and designed to help students learn SQL language. The study involved 92 non-computer science students divided into two groups: an experimental group that had been taught the SQL language using the courseware named SQLAlgebraCourse and a control group that had not used it. The results of this study showed that the students in the experimental group performed better in the summative evaluation and were satisfied with the benefits provided by the courseware.

Author Biography

Lynda Farza, Académie Militaire

Lynda Farza est Maître-assistante en Informatique à l’Académie Militaire, Tunisie. Elle détient un doctorat en didactiques de l’informatique, un diplôme d’ingénieur en informatique, ainsi qu’un diplôme d’études approfondies en mathématiques appliquées et une maitrise en mathématiques. Ses travaux de recherche portent essentiellement sur la didactique de l’Informatique.


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