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Children’s Attitudes Toward Technology Scale (CATS)

Supplemental Information:

Assessment Type:

26 items

Scale:

4 item Likert scale (1 = strongly agree; 4 = strongly disagree)

Publication Date:

Sep 17, 2002

Respondent:

Elementary and middle school

Domain(s) Evaluated:

Engagement, Attitude

Sample items:

People make a lot of money using technology. Technology is too difficult for me.

Reliability:

Sub-scales at two test administrations demonstrated good internal consistency and moderate test-retest stability.

Validity:

validity is suggested by relationships between subscales, however it is recommended that subsequent studies be done to establish validity.

Frequency:

sometimes

Administration time:

15 minutes

Requires a Computer:

No

Requires Internet Access:

No

Primary reference:

Frantom C. G., Green, K. E. & Hoffman, E. R. (2002). Measure development: the children’s attitude towards technology scale (CATS). Journal of Educational Computing Research, 26(3), 249-263.

Comments:

STEM Criteria

Science

No

Technology

Yes

Engineering

No

Math

No
Contact

Dr. Kathy Green
University of Denver
303-871-2490
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