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Attitudes toward Computers: A Study of Post-Secondary Students in Singapore
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Interactive Learning Environments Volume 14, Number 1, ISSN 1049-4820

Abstract

Research has found that computer attitudes not only play an influential role in determining the extent to which students accept the computer as a learning tool but also future behaviours towards the computer such as using it for further study and vocational purposes. A sample of 183 post-secondary students was assessed for their computer attitudes using a Likert-type questionnaire with three subscales, Computer Importance, Computer Enjoyment, and Computer Anxiety. Additionally, the effects of gender and computer ownership at home were also examined. One-way MANOVA revealed no significant differences in computer attitudes by gender although male students reported more positive attitudes towards the computer than female students. Significant differences in computer attitudes were found between students who own computers at home and those who do not. Students who own a computer at home also reported a lower level of computer anxiety compared to those who do not. (Contains 2 tables.)

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Teo, T. (2006). Attitudes toward Computers: A Study of Post-Secondary Students in Singapore. Interactive Learning Environments, 14(1), 17-24. Retrieved December 16, 2019 from .

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