What Best Predicts Computer Proficiency?

Gerald E. Evans, Mark G. Simkin

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Identifying variables that predict computer aptitude can help educators and employers target potential students and employees. The authors examine a number of possible explanatory variables including demographic profiles, high school achievements, prior computer training and experience, cognitive styles, and problem-solving abilities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1322-1327
Number of pages6
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jan 11 1989


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