Teachers' Attitudes Toward Computers Questionnaire

Teachers' Attitudes Toward Computers Questionnaire (TAC) is a 99-199 item Likert/Semantic Differential Instrument for measuring teachers' attitudes toward computers on 7-20 subscales. Computer Importance and Computer Enjoyment are articulated with similar subscales on the Young Children's Computer Inventory and Computer Attitude Questionnaire.

Source: Christensen, R. and Knezek, G. (1998). Parallel Forms for Measuring Teacher's Attitudes Toward Computers. Proceedings of SITE 98. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education: Charlotteville, VA, p 831-832.

Parallel Forms for Seven Factor Structure Form A Form B
1. Enthusiasm/Enjoyment 15 items r=.96 15 items r=.95
2. Anxiety 15 items r=.96 15 items r=.96
3. Avoidance 13 items r=.90  
4. E-mail for Classroom Learning 11 items r=.95  
5. Negative Impact on Society 11 items r=.85  
6. Productivity 15 items r=.96 15 items r=.96
7. Semantic Perception of Computers (Kay) 10 items r=.94  

Studies and Reports using TAC

  1. Christensen, R. and Knezek, G. (1998). Parallel Forms for Measuring Teachers' Attitudes Toward Computers. Presented at Society of Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE)'s 9th International Conference, Washington, DC, March 13, 1998.
  2. Knezek, G. and Christensen, R. (1997). Attitudes Toward Information Technology at Two Parochial Schools in North Texas. Denton, TX: Texas Center for Educational Technology.
 
TAC
 description  scoring (2.22)(3.0)(3.2a)(3.2b)
 reliability  download (2.22)(3.0)(3.2a)(3.2b)
 administration  
 
Descriptions
 YCCI  CAQ
 TAC  TAT
 FAIT