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A cross-cultural validation of the Selwyn's Computer Attitude Scale (CAS)

Teo, T.ORCID: 0000-0002-7552-8497 (2010) A cross-cultural validation of the Selwyn's Computer Attitude Scale (CAS). International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 6 (2). pp. 36-46.

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This study assesses the factorial validity of the Computer Attitude Scale (CAS) using a sample (N=438) of students from Singapore. Developed by Selwyn (1997), the CAS is a four-factor scale that measures the perceived usefulness, affective, behavioral, perceived control components that were proposed to constitute the multidimensional construct known as computer attitude. The results of this study show an overall positive computer attitude among the students. However, factor analyses reveal multicollinearity among some items and these were removed from further analysis. A confirmatory factor analysis was performed on a proposed 15-item model of the CAS and it was found to have a good fit. Implications for education in the Asian contexts are discussed. Suggestions for future research are offered.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: IGI Global
Copyright: © 2010 IGI Global
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