Background Questions

What is your name?

What is your age?

What is your gender?

Have you ever written or modified a computer program before?

Have you ever studied trigonometry?

Have you ever studied calculus?

Below are a series of statements.

  1. Read each statement.
  2. Think of the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement.
  3. Mark your response on the answer sheet

Please remember:

  • There are no right or wrong answers. Don't be afraid to put down what you really think.
  • Don't spend a lot of time on any one item. Move quickly!
  • Complete all of the items.

Strongly Agree Agree but with reservations Neutral, neither agree nor diagree Disagree, but with reservations Strongly disagree
I plan to major in computer science
I plan to major in STEM
I am sure that I can learn programming
I have a lot of self-confidence when it comes to programming
I am no good at programming
I will use programming in many ways throughtout my life
Programming is of no relevanvce in my life
Programming will not be important to me in my life's work
I'm not the type to do well at computer programming
Knowing programming with help me earn a living
I'll need a firm mastery of programming for my future work
I expect to have little use for programming when I get out school
Programming is enjoyable and stimulating to me
I am challenged by programming problems I can't understand immediately
Figuring out programming problems does not appeal to me
Programming is boring