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Gender Differences in Self-Efficacy and Attitudes toward Computers

Journal of Educational Computing Research Volume 12, Number 2, ISSN 0735-6331


Investigates gender differences in computer use among 147 college students. Students completed a questionnaire designed to measure self-efficacy, computer anxiety, computer liking, and computer confidence. Results indicate gender differences in perceived self-efficacy in word processing and spreadsheet software. No gender differences were found in attitudes or self-efficacy in simple computer tasks. (Author/AEF)


Busch, T. (1995). Gender Differences in Self-Efficacy and Attitudes toward Computers. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 12(2), 147. Retrieved July 22, 2019 from .

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