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ERIC Number: EJ596519
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
A Novel Goal-Oriented Approach for Training Older Adult Computer Novices: Beyond the Effects of Individual-Difference Factors.
Hollis-Sawyer, Lisa A.; Sterns, Harvey L.
Educational Gerontology, v25 n7 p661-84 Oct-Nov 1999
Spreadsheet training using either goal-oriented or verbal persuasion approach was given to 106 computer novices aged 50-89. Goal orientation achieved more changes in computer attitudes, efficacy, and proficiency. Intellectual ability and personality dimensions did not affect results. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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