An exploratory study was conducted in multiple sections of an introductory computer course to determine whether an introductory computer course changed computer attitudes. A sample of 329 individuals were given a computer attitude measurement (ATCUS) the first and last day of an introductory computer class. We have strong evidence to conclude that those enrolled in the class had worse attitudes after the class than before.
Barrier, Tonya B. and Margavio, Thomas M.
"Pretest-Posttest Measure of Introductory Computer Students' Attitudes toward Computers,"
Journal of Information Systems Education: Vol. 5
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