Attitude Toward Educational Use of the Internet (ATEUI) Scale

The Attitude Toward Educational Use of the Internet (ATEUI) scale is an 18-item measure that provides a quantitative assessment of the attitudes of students toward educational use of the internet. Items assess whether the internet is convenient, easy-to-use and useful for educational purposes.


High Psychometric Score

ITEMS:

1. Knowledge of the Internet is essential to surviving college.
2. The Internet is as important as other research tools.
3. I prefer to use the Internet to do research.
4. The Internet contains mostly useless information.*
5. The Internet is too difficult to use for school.*
6. I feel the Internet is easier to use than the library.
7. The Internet is as informative as the teacher.
8. I hate using the Internet for important educational projects.*
9. I enjoy getting information from books and the Internet equally.
10. I am overwhelmed when I try to use the Internet for my classes.*
11. The Internet does not particularly excite me. *
12. Using the Internet makes learning fun.
13. The Internet is an integral part of the educational process.
14. I am indifferent about using the Internet for education.*
15. I wish I did not have to use the Internet for educational purposes.*
16. Using the Internet is as convenient as using the library.
17. Access to the Internet for educational purposes is not important to me.*
18. Browsing the Internet confuses me.*

Response Options:
5-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree
Strongly agree

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Available

PRIMARY CITATION:

Duggan, A., Hess, B., Kim, S., & Wilson, K. (2001). Measuring students’ attitudes toward educational use of the internet. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 25(3). https://doi.org/10.2190/GTFB-4D6U-YCAX-UV91

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

HIGH
Total Score: 6.00/8 Points (HIGH) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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