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ERIC Number: ED542330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1990-9233
Attitude, Gender and Achievement in Computer Programming
Baser, Mustafa
Online Submission, Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research v14 n2 p248-255 2013
The aim of this research was to explore the relationship among students' attitudes toward programming, gender and academic achievement in programming. The scale used for measuring students' attitudes toward programming was developed by the researcher and consisted of 35 five-point Likert type items in four subscales. The scale was administered to 179 students who enrolled in introductory computer programming course. Overall reliability of the scale was found as 0.96. The mean score of students' attitudes was 3.59 that lead us hard to say that students had positive attitude toward computer programming. It was found that there was a significant positive correlation between students' attitudes and their achievements in programming. The results showed that male students had more positive attitudes toward programming than female students. (Contains 3 tables and 1 footnote.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey