Modelling technology acceptance in education: A study of pre-service teachers

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dc.contributor.author Teo, Timothy en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-08T23:04:18Z en
dc.date.issued 2009 en
dc.identifier.citation Computers and Education 52(2):302-312 2009 en
dc.identifier.issn 0360-1315 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/10386 en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the study is to build a model that predicts the level of technology acceptance by pre-service teachers at a teacher training institute in Singapore. It examines relationships among variables associated with factors that influence technology acceptance. Data was collected from 475 participants using a survey questionnaire. Employing structural equation modelling, a hypothesized model was tested for model fit in the study. The resulting model is found to have a good fit. Perceived usefulness, attitude towards computer use, and computer self-efficacy have direct effect on pre-service teachers’ technology acceptance, whereas perceived ease of use, technological complexity, and facilitating conditions affect technology acceptance indirectly. These six variables account for approximately 27.1% of the variance of behavioural intention. Perceived usefulness appeared to the strongest determinant of behavioural intention. en
dc.publisher Elsevier Ltd. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Computers and Education en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Modelling technology acceptance in education: A study of pre-service teachers en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.compedu.2008.08.006 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 302 en
pubs.volume 52 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Elsevier Ltd. en
pubs.end-page 312 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 267972 en
dc.relation.isnodouble 14636 *
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-01-09 en


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