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ERIC Number: EJ788895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 37
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1644
Testing for Multigroup Invariance of the Computer Anxiety Scale
Marcoulides, George A.; Emrich, Christin; Marcoulides, Laura D.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v68 n2 p325-334 2008
The Computer Anxiety Scale (CAS) measures the perceptions of individuals with respect to their anxiety toward computers. Although the CAS was developed a number of years ago, research has shown that its factor structure has remained stable. Recent cross-cultural studies using samples of college students from various countries have also shown that the construct of computer anxiety as measured by the CAS has not changed. The present study uses structural equation modeling techniques to examine whether the CAS remains stable in two samples of German college students, the first from a traditional attendance-based lecture course and the second using Web-based tools. Results provide support for the invariance of the factor structure of the CAS. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany