Attitude and Self-Efficacy of Students with Motor Impairments Regarding Touch Input Technology


  • Maria-Doina Schipor Associated professor, “Ștefan cel Mare” University, Suceava, Romania



Motor disabilities, touch technology, attitude, self-efficacy, inclusive design.


We address in this work the role touch interfaces could play in reducing the inequalities motor disabled students confront with. To this end, we conduct a between subjects experiment, involving students with motor disability and able bodied participants, investigating both the attitude and the selfefficacy with respect to the utilisation of touch technology in the everyday life. We rely on the well-established relationship between attitude, self-efficacy, and actual performance in order to explore strategies for increasing the actual performances through psychological means. The statistical analysis indicates significant differences between subjects with motor impairments and able bodied participants in the case of both attitude and selfefficacy. We connect these outcomes with strategies for reducing the inequalities for the students with motor disabilities in the context of educational activities.


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How to Cite

Schipor, M.-D. (2019). Attitude and Self-Efficacy of Students with Motor Impairments Regarding Touch Input Technology. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 11(1), 177-186.

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