Gender issues in technology use: Perceived social support, computer self-efficacy and value beliefs, and computer use beyond school

@article{Vekiri2008GenderII,
  title={Gender issues in technology use: Perceived social support, computer self-efficacy and value beliefs, and computer use beyond school},
  author={Ioanna Vekiri and Anna Chronaki},
  journal={Computers & Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={51},
  pages={1392-1404}
}
In this study, we examined relations between outside school computer experiences, perceived social support for using computers, and self-efficacy and value beliefs about computer learning for 340 Greek elementary school boys and girls. Participants responded to a questionnaire about their access to computer use outside school (e.g. frequency of use and nature of activities), perceived parental and peer support, and computer self-efficacy and value beliefs. Although almost all students used… CONTINUE READING

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