ERIC Number: EJ746219
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
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Unethical Computer Using Behavior Scale: A Study of Reliability and Validity on Turkish University Students
Namlu, Aysen Gurcan; Odabasi, Hatice Ferhan
Computers and Education, v48 n2 p205-215 Feb 2007
This study was carried out in a Turkish university with 216 undergraduate students of computer technology as respondents. The study aimed to develop a scale (UECUBS) to determine the unethical computer use behavior. A factor analysis of the related items revealed that the factors were can be divided under five headings; intellectual property, social impact, safety and quality, net integrity and information integrity.
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Undergraduate Students, Computer Science Education, Integrity, Intellectual Property, Factor Analysis, Behavior Rating Scales, Reliability, Validity, Foreign Students, Psychometrics, Ethics, Use Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey