A study on use of computer among higher secondary students as related with their computer anxiety, Internet attitude and Self-efficacy in computer

V. Vinaitheerthan*, Jomy Johnson**
* Director, School of Teacher Education and Research, SRM University, Chennai.
** Research Scholar, School of Teacher Education and Research, SRM University, Chennai.
Periodicity:September - November'2009
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jsch.5.2.1035

Abstract

The present attempt is to study the use of computer and its possible relationship to Internet attitude, self-efficacy in computer and computer anxiety among higher secondary students. The present study aims at finding the levels of use of computer, Internet attitude, Self-efficacy in computer and computer anxiety among higher secondary students. The investigators have randomly selected 802 higher secondary students from higher secondary schools as sample. From the study, it is evident that use of computer, computer anxiety, internet attitude and self-efficacy in computer is average in higher secondary students. The results show that there is a relationship between use of computer and internet attitude of higher Secondary students. The results reveals that no relationship between Use of computer and Computer anxiety & Use of computer and self-efficacy in computer of higher Secondary students. This reveals that the use of computer, internet attitude and self-efficacy in computer of higher secondary students needs to be improved.  Computer anxiety of higher secondary students needs to be reduced.

Keywords

Higher Education Students, Use of Computers, Computer Anxiety, Internet Attitude, Self-Efficacy in Computer.

How to Cite this Article?

V. Vinaitheerthan and Jomy Johnson (2009). A study on use of computer among higher secondary students as related with their computer anxiety, Internet attitude and Self-efficacy in computer. i-manager’s Journal on School Educational Technology. 5(2), 43-50. https://doi.org/10.26634/jsch.5.2.1035

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