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Computers & Education Vol. 22, No. 4 (1994) pp. 283–89
Describes a study of undergraduate students in Wales that was conducted to investigate the relationship between computer attitudes and gender stereotyping of computer use. Use and reliability of the Computer Attitude Scale are discussed, and...
Computers & Education Vol. 20, No. 3 (1993) pp. 251–55
Discussion of measuring computer-related attitudes of students focuses on the development of a new measure of attitudes toward computers for use with undergraduate students that operationalizes the affective attitudinal domain independently of the...
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 11, No. 1 (1995) pp. 1–8
Discussion of teacher attitudes toward computer-assisted instruction (CAI) highlights a study that examined the relationship between Eysenck's personality factors (i.e., extraversion, neuroticism, and psychoticism), religiosity, and attitudes toward ...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 12, No. 2 (1995) pp. 135–46
The Bath County Computer Attitude Scale was designed to assess attitudes of students in grades 4-12 toward 5 areas: general computer use, computer-assisted instruction, programming and technical concepts, social issues surrounding computer use, and...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 17, No. 2 (1999) pp. 219–26
Describes the development of a new measure of attitude towards science for use among secondary school pupils which operationalizes the affective attitudinal domain. Scale norms demonstrate that males record a more positive attitude towards science...
Shaping Adolescents' Attitudes towards Science and Religion in Northern Ireland: The Role of Scientism, Creationism and Denominational Schools
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (2001) pp. 39–53
Examines adolescent attitudes towards Christianity, science, creationism, and scientism among high school students (n=1584) between the ages of 14-16. Reports that the apparent independence of attitude towards science and attitude towards...
Attitude toward Science among Secondary School Pupils in Northern Ireland: Relationship with Sex, Age and Religion
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (1999) pp. 67–74
Reports on a study of pupils (n=1549) aged 13 to 16 attending 12 Protestant and 12 Catholic schools in Northern Ireland and their attitudes toward science. Concludes that girls, oldest students, and pupils in Catholic schools hold less positive...
Computers & Education Vol. 35, No. 2 pp. 149–159
The Computer Attitude Scale developed by Gressard and Loyd is one of the most frequently used instruments to assess computer-related attitudes among pre-service and in-service teachers. The present study reports on the development of the Hebrew...