Computer tools for data collection in the student-sociologist's workshop
The article is devoted to the collection and processing of sociological data using mobile and office computers in a workshop of sociological students. The relevance of these issues is due to the fact that new applied information competencies should be formed for the student in addition to his ability to work with questionnaires on paper, work on mobile and office personal computers in local and global computer networks with office programs and Internet technologies at present with mass the spread of computer and mobile technologies, the growth of the functionality of mobile personal computing devices, the increase in the number of developed services about online-survey, in the learning process, a sociologist student. These competencies are associated with the ability of sociological students to prepare and conduct case studies, use modern methods of collecting and preliminary processing of case data using mobile and office computers, apply statistical analysis programs for these data, and prepare final reports. The article shows how the authors solve this problem, relying on service programs for online questioning of Russian and foreign companies, as well as using their two developed programs. These programs run on Windows and provide a solution to the problems of data collection when filling out questionnaires on mobile and office computers. They are registered by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation and for several years have been used in the workshop of sociological students on personal computers. The article describes an example of the use of these programs in the preparation and conduct of a large-scale case study on the topic "Self-assessment" by students of their level of computer literacy." The purpose of the study is to analyze the methods, technologies, tools and results of a large-scale questionnaire on the topic "Self-assessment by students of their level of computer literacy", on the example of which these competencies can be formed. During the study, the method of interviewing students according to developed questionnaires and a correlation analysis of the collected data and the results of computer testing were used. When writing an article, a comparative analysis of modem online questionnaire service programs of Russian and foreign companies was performed. In addition, two authoring programs were used, miming Windows and providing a solution to the problems of data collection when filling out questionnaires on mobile and office computers. These programs are registered by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation and for several years have been used in the workshop of sociological students on personal computers.