As the use of microcomputers continues to increase in daily affairs, so does the demand for formal adult microcomputer training. Extension educators who are training adults in the use of computers are being confronted with students exhibiting computer anxiety that directly affects the teaching/learning process. This article discusses computer anxiety and the implications it has on effective microcomputer instruction. It presents research, theories, and methods to help instructors reduce computer anxiety in adults learning to use computers.
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Dupin-Bryant, P. (2002). Reducing Computer Anxiety in Adult Microcomputer Training. The Journal of Extension, 40(5), Article 24. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol40/iss5/24