TAC Seven Factor Form A

Factor 5 (Negative Impact on Society)

S = Strongly Agree; SA = Somewhat Agree; U = Undecided; SD = Somewhat Disagree; D = Strongly Disagree

No. Item S SA U SD D
1. Computers are changing the world too rapidly. 1 2 3 4 5
2. I am afraid that if I begin to use computers I will become dependent upon them and lose some of my reasoning skills. 1 2 3 4 5
3. Computers dehumanize society by treating everyone as a number. 1 2 3 4 5
4. Our country relies too much on computers. 1 2 3 4 5
5. Computers isolate people by inhibiting normal social interactions among users. 1 2 3 4 5
6. Use of computers in education almost always reduces the personal treatment of students. 1 2 3 4 5
7. Computers have the potential to control our lives. 1 2 3 4 5
8. Working with computers makes me feel isolated from other people. 1 2 3 4 5
9. I dislike working with machines that are smarter than I am. 1 2 3 4 5
10. Using a computer prevents me from being creative. 1 2 3 4 5
11. Working with computers means working on your own, without contact with others. 1 2 3 4 5

 Cross reference to TAC 2.22 Variable Numbers