Share Paper: Validating the Computer Attitude Questionnaire NSF ITEST (CAQ N/I)

  1. Leila Mills, University of North Texas, United States
  2. Jenny Wakefield, UNT, United States
  3. Anjum Najmi, UNT, United States
  4. Dean Surface, UNT, United States
  5. Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States
  6. Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States
Tuesday, March 8 2:00-2:30 PM Tulip Grove F

Abstract: Abstract: This paper is a report on the validation of a new version of the Computer Attitude Questionnaire (CAQ) which is an instrument for measurement of student attitudes toward computers (comfort and learning with), empathy, creativity, and school. This new version, called CAQ N/I, was developed in response to a request for a more brief instrument to be used for a National Science Foundations’ Innovative Technology Experience for Students and Teachers (NSF ITEST) program research project. The CAQ N/I was found to have strong internal consistency reliability, content validity, and criterion-related validity. Cronbach’s Alpha for the instrument scales ranged from ...