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Computer Use, Confidence, Attitudes, and Knowledge: A Causal Analysis


Computers in Human Behavior Volume 14, Number 1, ISSN 0747-5632


Introduces a causal model which links measures of computer experience, computer-related attitudes, computer-related confidence, and perceived computer-based knowledge. The causal model suggests that computer use has a positive effect on perceived computer self-confidence, as well as on computer-related attitudes. Questionnaires were administered to 309 students in grades 7-12. All causal effects were confirmed. (Author/AEF)


Levine, T. & Donitsa-Schmidt, S. (1998). Computer Use, Confidence, Attitudes, and Knowledge: A Causal Analysis. Computers in Human Behavior, 14(1), 125. Retrieved December 13, 2019 from .

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