Title: Exploring information technology adoption in the classroom: case of online learning technology
Authors: Tugrul U. Daim, Sharon Blanton, A. Nuri Basoglu, Allen Ding
Addresses: Department of Engineering and Technology Management, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA. ' Office of Information Technologies, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA. ' Department of Management Information Systems, Bogazici University, Bebek, Istanbul, 34342, Turkey. ' Department of Engineering and Technology Management, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
Abstract: Information technology and information systems (IT/IS) have been widely adopted in the US educational institutions during the last three decades. Recently the internet-based educational technology has emerged and become an important education tool. WebCT/blackboard is an online learning system implemented by Portland State University (PSU). The purpose of this study is to empirically investigate the factors influencing instructors| use of WebCT/blackboard online learning system. The data is based on a survey conducted in spring 2008 by the Advisory Committee on Academic Information Technologies (ACAIT) of PSU. An ordinal logistic regression model is formulated to analyse the factors| influence. Results show that user training (UT) and user satisfaction (US) are the significant factors influencing instructor|s intention to use WebCT/blackboard system.
Keywords: technology acceptance models; classroom technologies; user training; user satisfaction; instructor intentions; USA; United States; ICT; information technology; communications technology; technology adoption; online learning; e-learning; electronic learning; internet; world wide web; educational technology; WebCT; course tools; Blackboard; learning systems; virtual learning environments; VLEs; Portland State University; higher education; ordinal logistic regression models; instructors; business information systems.
International Journal of Business Information Systems, 2011 Vol.7 No.3, pp.327 - 340
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