The social and economic costs of low levels of literacy
- Psychology of computer use: XXVII. Relating self-rated computer experience to computer stress. Ballance, Collin T.; Ballance, Vickie V. // Psychological Reports;Apr93, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p680
Examines the scores on Hudiburg's Computer Technology Hassles Scale for groups of subjects who declared their computer experience on a nominal scale. Assessment of relationship of self-reported computer experience to computer-related stress; Nonsignificance of statistical differences.
- Psychology of computer use: XXXVII. Computer-related stress and amount of computer experience. Ballance, Collin T.; Ballance, Vickie V. // Psychological Reports;Jun96, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p968
Examines the relationship between computer-related stress and amount of computer experience in a survey of 57 college students using Hudiburg's revised Computer Technology Hassles Scale. Absence of statistically significant differences between the highly skilled and the relatively unskilled...
- Psychology of computer use: XXXIX. Prevalence of computer anxiety in British managers and... Bozionelos, Nicholas // Psychological Reports;Jun96, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p995
Investigates the prevalence of computer anxiety among British managers and professionals. Comparison of prevalence of computer anxiety with that among men; Possible negative effects of computer anxiety on productivity or ability to adapt to new computer-based technology.
- The taste of success. Freeman, Matt // Reading Today;Dec99/Jan2000, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p8
Details the struggle of a television chef and author Curtis Aikens to overcome his own illiteracy. Effect of his illiteracy on his self-esteem; Impact of Maris Country Free Library Literacy Program on his Life; Achievements.
- Interactive reading aloud to Israeli first graders: Its contribution to literacy development. Rosenhouse, Judith; Feitelson, Dina // Reading Research Quarterly;Apr-Jun97, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p168
Investigates the effect of interactive reading aloud to first graders to their literacy development. Effect of reading different types of literature to the amount of voluntary reading of the children; Mean numbers of books read and purchased by treatment groups based on three interviews per...
- Rewriting identity: Social meanings of literacy and 're-visions' of self. Mahir, Jabari; Godley, Amanda J. // Reading Research Quarterly;Oct/Nov98, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p382
Analyzes how an individual's view of himself as a literate person is also connected to the ways in which society views writing. Effect of ability or inability to write on identity; Presence of cultural `master myths' about literacy; Creation of textual and personal meanings by the writer.
- Comprehension: What Is It? Glazer, Susan Mandel // Teaching Pre K-8;Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p102
Discusses comprehension in literacy. Factors affecting comprehension; Sample of a descriptive situation to explain comprehension; What children need to do in order to comprehend.
- Teacher education students' attitudes toward using computers. Hunt, Nancy P.; Bohlin, Roy M. // Journal of Research on Computing in Education;Summer93, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p487
Determines the attitudes of students enrolled in educational computing classes. Impact of previous experiences; Usefulness of skill; Necessity of mastery of fundamentals.
- Differences in computer attitudes and performance among re-entry and traditional college students. Klein, James D.; Knupfer, Nancy Nelson // Journal of Research on Computing in Education;Summer93, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p498
Compares the attitudes and performance of re-entry and traditional college students enrolled in a computer literacy course. Confidence and interest in learning about computers; Computer knowledge and skill objectives.