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Construct and Criterion-Related Validity of the Adult-Attitudes toward Computers Survey for a Sample of Professional Nurses

Dee Coover, Marcia A.B. Delcourt
1992 Educational and Psychological Measurement  
Purpose The purpose of this study was twofold: (a) to locate a valid instrument for assessing nurses’ attitudes towards computers and (b) to examine nurses’ attitudes toward this technology in relation  ...  The purposes of this study were to locate a valid instrument for assessing nurses’ attitudes toward computers and to examine nurses’ attitudes in relation to selected variables.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0013164492052003014 fatcat:flkceasxorh7zfdaq6qo27zxzy

The Relationship Of Self-Efficacy, Motivation, And Critical Thinking Disposition To Achievement And Attitudes When An Illustrated Web Lecture Is Used In An Online Learning Environment

T. Grady Roberts, James E. Dyer
2005 Journal of Agricultural Education  
Results indicated that motivation and computer proficiency tend to influence attitudes and that motivation and prior knowledge influence achievement.  ...  However, a deficiency exists in the research that identifies the student characteristics, such as motivation, self-efficacy, and critical thinking dispositions, which influence student achievement and  ...  Both tests were evaluated for face validity by an expert panel of university agricultural educators. The instructor of the course evaluated the instruments for content validity.  ... 
doi:10.5032/jae.2005.02012 fatcat:ektdi2fmqzdcvlkhgfifz2h3iy

Analysis of Factors Affecting Achievement in Maker Programming Education in the Age of Wireless Communication

SeungJin Lee, JaMee Kim, WonGyu Lee
2016 Wireless personal communications  
SW education was provided for 4221 elementary school students, and the factors affecting academic achievement were extracted.  ...  That is, the more satisfied students were with the key factors, such as the infrastructure required for providing SW education and interaction among teachers and students during class time, the higher  ...  reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-016-3450-2 fatcat:g6ttnjhgxrbxfeenc3epgdvh2y

Analysis of community college students' educational Internet use and metacognitive learning strategies

Ahmet Oguz Akturk, Ismail Sahin
2010 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Observance of educational Internet use is significantly higher for students who own a computer than for those who do not own a computer.  ...  Also, the variables are analyzed, based on gender and computer ownership.  ...  However, in the literature, significant differences are not found between students' attitudes toward using the Internet for educational purposes, and their computer ownership and connectivity to the Internet  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.910 fatcat:4etu7hpbbvcwhbbusuqsmqais4

Validating an Attitude toward Computer Scale

Meni Koslowsky, Aryeh Lazar, Michael Hoffman
1988 Educational and Psychological Measurement  
For purposes of the present research, a computer attitude scale was designed and tested on a group of 162 university freshmen.  ...  The purpose of the present study was to develop an instrument that meets accepted psychometric standards and is able to predict computer usage.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0013164488482027 fatcat:4kgh7ajvrbgbhbzpfn5sdd3q5m

Student teachers' thinking processes and ICT integration: Predictors of prospective teaching behaviors with educational technology

Guoyuan Sang, Martin Valcke, Johan van Braak, Jo Tondeur
2010 Computers & Education  
, computer self-efficacy and computer attitudes in education), and indirectly by the gender of the student teachers.  ...  For this purpose, a survey was set up involving student teachers from four Normal Universities in China (N = 727).  ...  For the purpose of this study, the correlations with prospective computer use are of primary interest.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2009.07.010 fatcat:5w2kox4ypnaqxhfyddyrxkylza

Are We Measuring Teachers' Attitudes towards Computers in Detail?: Adaptation of a Questionnaire into Turkish Culture

Nilgün Günbaş, Özden Demir
2017 International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education  
The purpose of the present study is to adapt a more detailed and stronger survey questionnaire measuring more dimensions related to teachers' attitudes.  ...  Accordingly, as a reliable, valid and stronger instrument, the adapted survey instrument can be suggested for the use in Turkish academic studies.  ...  " and for "the official purposes use" code in this theme, K1 claims that "because I think that e-mail is mostly used for official purposes".  ... 
doi:10.21449/ijate.307973 fatcat:eon4ythdnna7ngjbohg6haq26m

Quality Metrics of an Integrated E-learning System – Students' Perspective [chapter]

Ksenija Klasnic, Jadranka Lasic-Lazic, Sanja Selj
2010 E-learning Experiences and Future  
concepts such as students' self-evaluation of own computer competence and satisfaction with this competence, the frequency of computer use in educational and private purposes, evaluation of their teachers  ...  use in educational purposes, satisfaction with own computer competence and general attitudes towards Fig. 1 .Figure 1 . 11 Self-evaluation of own computer competence (N=146)Fig. 2.  ...  e-learning and barriers to use of effective e-learning systems in education.  ... 
doi:10.5772/8813 fatcat:tgooenm6qjdgld44ek2qxrr6ea

The Reliability and Validity of an Instrument for the Assessment of Computer Attitudes

Brenda H. Loyd, Douglas E. Loyd
1985 Educational and Psychological Measurement  
EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT 1985, 45 THE RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF AN INSTRUMENT FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF COMPUTER ATTITUDES BRENDA H. LOYD University of Virginia DOUGLAS E.  ...  Instrument The CAS is a Likert-type instrument consisting of 40 items which present statements of attitudes toward computers and the use of computers.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0013164485454021 fatcat:7oaflntzanhfjdkg5iggqehd5q

Effect of GameMaker on Student Attitudes and Perceptions of Instructors

Marguerite Doman
2015 International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science  
Index Terms-GameMaker, general education, computational thinking, attitudes towards computer science.  ...  Computational thinking including the ability to think critically and solve problems provides benefits for every career path.  ...  Evaluation Instruments Data was collected through two instruments. Computer Science Attitude Survey.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijmecs.2015.09.01 fatcat:nmatdftfjbhmrhjys66ngswerq

Development and Validation of Robotic Coding Attitude Scale

Sema Altun Yalcin, Sakip Kahraman, Zeynel Abidin Yilmaz
2020 International Journal of Education in Mathematics Science and Technology  
This study aimed to develop a reliable and valid instrument to measure secondary school students' attitude towards robotic coding and the results of the analyses regarding the Robotic Coding Attitude Scale  ...  (RCAS) developed for this purpose were reported in the current study.  ...  For this purpose, based on qualitative methods, a questionnaire including five open-ended questions was administered to secondary school students who had received coding education and the related literature  ... 
doi:10.46328/ijemst.v8i4.924 fatcat:gibjivjcsbby7m4ys3y4w257dm

ITC Integration Process in Basic Education: The Case of Veracruz City in Mexico

Carlos Arturo Torres Gastelú, Gábor Kiss, Agustín Lagunes Domínguez
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The results indicate that the respondents believe that ICT apply to their work activities for both routine management tasks as for insertion into educational didactics in spite of the computer equipment  ...  The aim of this paper is to describe the attitudes of principals toward the integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in public primary schools in the city of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...  personal computers is been used for this purpose.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.545 fatcat:r72utxm4bzdrrcjpdswa24lp5q

Effects of Elementary School Teachers' Background Variables on Their Educational Beliefs and Different Types of Computer Use

Teng-lung Peng, Yu-ting Wong
2018 International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research  
A questionnaire was developed for the purpose of collecting relevant information.  ...  To understand elementary school teachers' attitude toward and perception of teachers' educational beliefs and different types of computer use, the researchers interviewed 18 teachers.  ...  IJCER (International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research) Instruments A questionnaire was developed for the purpose of collecting information from elementary school teachers about their background  ... 
doaj:d64a4a17fb83476b9308445928bd7a05 fatcat:3v2sfhlcuzfcvc5sfj3q4edldy

Using Rogers' Theory to Interpret Instructional Computer Use by COE Faculty

Ismail Sahin, Ann Thompson
2006 Journal of Research on Technology in Education  
The purpose of this research study was to develop a theory-based methodology for exploring instructional computer use by faculty members in one College of Education (COE) and implementing this methodology  ...  Methodology used in this study provides a model for other colleges of education worldwide to obtain information about the needs of their faculty members.  ...  Contributors Ismail Sahin is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Instructional Technologies at Selcuk University in Turkey. (  ... 
doi:10.1080/15391523.2006.10782474 fatcat:o6ehi4jxrvantllouaapt7tfu4

Student computer attitudes, experience and perceptions about the use of two software applications in Building Engineering

Esther Chiner, Victoria E. Garcia-Vera
2017 European Journal of Engineering Education  
Results suggest that students hold favourable computer attitudes. Moreover, it was found a significant positive relationship among students' attitudes and their computer experience.  ...  The purpose of this study was to examine students' computer attitudes and experience, as well as students' perceptions about the use of two specific software applications (Google Drive Spreadsheets and  ...  Attitudes and computer experience Assuming that there is certain dependence on computers and technology in all the areas of our lives, either for educational, work or recreational purposes, there is the  ... 
doi:10.1080/03043797.2017.1306025 fatcat:fiwgdvtbzzgllfhbmb46ohpwxe
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