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A study of computer self-efficacy undergraduate students from rural areas

Thinakarana, Rajermani and Alib, Rosmah and Wan Husin, Wan Nor Al-Ashekin (2016) A study of computer self-efficacy undergraduate students from rural areas. In: International Conference on ICT for Transformation 2016, 05-07 April 2016, Center for postgraduate UMS Sabah Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Self-efficacy plays an important role in learning process.A number of ICT projects have been developed and introduced to fill the gap between the rural and urban area.This article presents a quantitative study on undergraduate students’ perceived computer self-efficacy from rural area. A total of 128 first semester undergraduate students participated in the survey, employing a 27-item questionnaire measuring computer self-efficacy.The items were pilot-tested before being administered to the respondents.Results of the study show that computer self-efficacy level is high.In term of basic and advanced computer self-efficacy also high but still some of computer skills need to be look at.The outcome of the study indicates rural community has adopted the ICT as part of their lifestyle.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer self-efficacy; undergraduate students; rural areas
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2018 01:29
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2018 01:29
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/23371

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