Computer Self-Efficacy: A Practical Indicator of Student Computer Competency in Introductory IS Courses

@article{Karsten1998ComputerSA,
  title={Computer Self-Efficacy: A Practical Indicator of Student Computer Competency in Introductory IS Courses},
  author={Rex Karsten and Roberta M. Roth},
  journal={InformingSciJ},
  year={1998},
  volume={1},
  pages={61-68}
}
Students often receive their first college-level computer training in introductory information systems courses. Students and fa culty frequently expect this training to develop a level of student computer competence that will s upport computer use in future courses. In this study, we applied measures of computer self-efficacy to students in a typical intr oductory IS course. The measures provided useful evidence that student perceptions of their ability to use computers effectively in the… CONTINUE READING
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