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Vekiri, Ioanna – Computers & Education, 2013
In this study, which was situated in the context of information science instruction, data were collected twice using student self-reports to examine the effects of pedagogical practices on changes in boys' and girls' expectancy and value beliefs about computing. Participants were 326 7th-grade students, enrolled in three middle schools that were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Values, Beliefs
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Vekiri, Ioanna – Computers & Education, 2010
This exploratory study took place in the context of middle school information science in Greece, to examine possible relations between boys' and girls': value and efficacy beliefs about computers and information science; perceived parental support; perceived teacher expectations; and perceptions of the nature of information science instruction.…
Descriptors: Females, Self Efficacy, Information Science, Foreign Countries
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Vekiri, Ioanna – Computers & Education, 2010
The purpose of the study was to explore possible links between student socioeconomic status (SES), beliefs about information and communication technologies (ICTs), and out-of-school learning resources. Grades 5 and 6 students (N = 345) who were enrolled in one private and six public elementary schools in Greece, located in areas with different…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 5
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Papastergiou, Marina – Computers & Education, 2010
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have become an integral component of Physical Education (PE) and Sport Science (SS) curricula and professions. It is thus imperative that PE and SS students develop ICT skills, self-efficacy in ICT and positive attitudes towards ICT. This study was aimed at designing a computer literacy course…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Physical Education, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Barkatsas, Anastasios (Tasos); Kasimatis, Katerina; Gialamas, Vasilis – Computers & Education, 2009
The aim of this study was to investigate the complex relationship between students' mathematics confidence, confidence with technology, attitude to learning mathematics with technology, affective engagement and behavioural engagement, achievement, gender and year level. The participants were secondary students from state co-educational schools in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Mathematics Achievement, High Achievement
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Papastergiou, M. – Computers & Education, 2008
This study investigated Greek high school students' intentions and motivation towards and against pursuing academic studies in Computer Science (CS), the influence of the family and the scholastic environment on students' career choices, students' perceptions of CS and the Information Technology (IT) profession as well as students' attendance at…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Females, Self Efficacy, Student Motivation
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Aslanidou, Sofia; Menexes, George – Computers & Education, 2008
The aim of the present research was to examine the relationship between Greek young people aged 12-18 and the Internet through their patterns of Internet use in the home. A particular objective of the study was the investigation of the possible effects of social stratification, gender and age on their domestic Internet use. A sample of 418 high…
Descriptors: Internet, Supervision, Social Stratification, Young Adults