The Computer Anxiety Scale

Instructions



 

The following statements refer to your experiences with computers. Read each of the following statements and respond according to how you generally feel about the idea expressed in the item.

1. I feel anxious whenever I am using computers.

2.  I wish that I could be as calm as others appear to be when they are using computers.
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly Agree


3. I am confident in my ability to use computers.
Strongly Disagree

4. I feel tense whenever working on a computer.
Strongly Disagree

5. I worry about making mistakes on the computer.
Strongly Disagree

6. I try to avoid using computers whenever possible.
Strongly Disagree

7. I experience anxiety whenever I sit in front of a computer terminal.
Strongly Disagree

8. I enjoy working with computers.
Strongly Disagree

9. I would like to continue working with computers in the future.
Strongly Disagree

10. I feel relaxed when I am working on a computer.
Strongly Disagree

11. I wish that computers were not as important as they are.
Strongly Disagree

12. I am frightened by computers.
Strongly Disagree

13. I feel content when I am working on a computer.
Strongly Disagree

14. I feel overwhelmed whenever I am working on a computer.
Strongly Disagree

15. I feel comfortable with computers.
Strongly Disagree

16. I feel at ease with computers.
Strongly Disagree

 
                                       
 
Range of scores 16-80