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ERIC Number: EJ1101892
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
Attitudes toward Learning about and Working with Computers of Students at UiTM
Hashim, Rugayah; Mustapha, Wan Narita
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v3 n2 Article 1 p3-7 Apr 2004
The purpose of this study was to assess the attitudes toward learning about and working with computers of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam students. Attitudes were studied in an attempt to ascertain factors such as anxiety, confidence, liking and, usefulness at the university level. A total of 300 students at various stages of education from diploma to doctoral degrees participated in this study. Questionnaires were distributed to students and completed ones (100%) were collected by two research assistants. The instrument used was a questionnaire designed by Loyd and Gressard (1984). The questionnaire solicited demographic information, and 40 questions or statements structured on a scale of one to four. They were then utilized to measure attitudes toward learning about and working with computers. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 11.0 for frequencies, mean, standard deviation and, cross tabulation. The results suggested that UiTM Shah Alam students, especially the female students, have positive attitudes toward learning about and working with computers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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