publication . Doctoral thesis . 1994

Electronic mail: attitudes, self-efficacy, and effective communication

Kandies, Jerry T.;
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  • Published: 15 Jul 1994
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The purpose of this study was (a) to investigate the functional use of e-mail in a university setting and the relationship of attitudes toward and self-efficacy with email technology, and (b) to evaluate writing effectiveness in an electronic medium. The study also sought to determine if certain personal characteristics could serve as predictor variables for explaining e-mail use, attitudes toward email, and self-efficacy with e-mail technology. The population of interest was the teaching faculty at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University who had a published e-mail address. A random sample of 500 faculty were sent a survey via campus mail. A total of...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
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free text keywords: College teachers Virginia Blacksburg Attitudes., Electronic mail systems, LD5655.V856 1994.K363
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