Investigating the knowledge, attitudes and habits of academic users regarding computer usage policy [article]

Brian Johnston
2010
Academic organizations typically require individuals using their information technology resources to agree to follow a set of rules regarding usage of those facilities and resources that the organization sets out as its computer usage policy document. Users may have to read a document, agree online via web script or be held to the policy by a statement in the institution's calendar. But, regardless of this, what do they actually know about the document's specific contents, what attitudes do
more » ... at attitudes do they form toward the policies set out there, and how are both reflected in their actual usage of the facilities and IT resources? In this study I attempt to address questions of this kind based on responses from an online survey of users at the Concordia University College of Alberta.
doi:10.7939/r3-mymk-7888 fatcat:m4eikohwvfd7hk63vjezk476ju