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Colley, Ann; And Others – Computers in Human Behavior, 1996
This study examined 117 undergraduates' perceptions of ability at computer programming and word processing. In particular, it rated the importance of prior experience factors, keyboarding skills, and personal attributes such as enjoyment of problem solving. Those were discovered, in general, to be more important than formal training or aptitude in…
Descriptors: Aptitude, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Computer Attitudes
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Feldmann, Shirley C.; And Others – Computers in Human Behavior, 1991
This study examined the effects of five variables--student grouping at the computer, keyboarding status, academic discipline, student gender, and gender of partner--on student social behavior, both verbal and affective, in microcomputer classrooms in a public business high school. The effect of these variables on teacher behavior was also…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Business Education, Classroom Observation Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Ngo, D. C. L.; Byrne, J. G. – Computers in Human Behavior, 2001
Describes a new model for quantitatively assessing screen formats. Results of applying the model to data entry screens support the use of the model. Also described is a critiquing mechanism embedded in a user interface design environment as a demonstration of this approach. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Interfaces, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer System Design