The reliability and validity of the Hebrew version of the Computer Attitude Scale

Leslie J. Francis, Yaacov J. Katz, Susan H. Jones

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    Abstract

    The Computer Attitude Scale developed by Gressard and Loyd is one of the most frequently used instruments to assess computer-related attitudes among pre-service and in-service teachers. The present study reports on the development of the Hebrew language edition of this instrument by means of translation and back translation. Data provided by a sample of 298 female undergraduate students in Israel support the reliability and validity of the Hebrew version of this instrument. Alpha coefficients of 0.84, 0.85 and 0.88 are good indicators of the reliability of the three subscales. Construct validity was demonstrated by correlations ranging between 0.21 and 0.53 with various measures of previous computer-related behaviour or behaviourial intentions.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)149-159
    Number of pages11
    JournalComputers and Education
    Volume35
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1 Sep 2000

    Keywords

    • Attitude
    • Computer
    • Hebrew
    • Israel
    • Student
    • Undergraduate

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