Teachers' Attitudes Toward Computers


The Teachers' Attitudes Toward Computers (TAC v5.1) measures attitudinal indices toward computers in nine areas:
Interest – enjoyment and satisfaction in using computers
Comfort – lack of anxiety; comfortable using technology
Accommodation – acceptance of computers; willingness to learn
Email – usefulness of email with students
Concern – fear that computers will have a negative impact on society
Utility – belief that computers are useful for productivity and instruction
Perception – overall feeling toward computers
Absorption – belief that computers are a part of many areas of work and leisure
Significance – belief that computers are important for student use
Authors: Rhonda Christensen and Gerald Knezek

Studies that Use the TAC