Batman Universitesi Yasam Bilimleri Dergisi
Cilt 6, Sayı 2/1 / Sosyal Bilimler  Temmuz-Aralık 2016  (ISSN: 2147-4877, E-ISSN: 2459-0614)

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1451379012 Computer Anxiety Levels of 1st Grade Vocational School Students’ and Their Attitudes Towards Computer and Internet

The aim of this study is to identify the 1st grade vocational school students’ computer anxiety levels, attitudes towards computer and internet, and to investigate the relationship between these factors. Beside this, whether there was difference in terms of independent variables, gender, program type, age group, taking a computer course before university, the effect of the program’s being technical or social was also investigated. Participants of the research consisted of total 227 students who were in first year of Kırıkhan Vocational School. In this study, Computer and Internet Attitude Scale and Computer Anxiety Scale were used. In the analyses of this data; descriptive statistics, t-test and one-way ANOVA analysis were used. As a result of the study, it is observed that the students have low computer anxiety and high, positive attitudes toward computer and internet. Additionally, result indicated that there have been high and significant correlation between attitude towards computer and internet. Besides, there were no significant differences on computer anxiety, computer and internet attitudes according to the variables gender, age groups and program type. On the other hand, it is determined that the level of computer anxiety in Internet and Network Technology program students is higher than other department’s students and in the ones who took the computer lesson before university is higher than the ones didn’t take.
Key Words: computer anxiety, attitude towards computer, attitude towards internet