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The usage of technology among education students in University Utara Malaysia: An application of extended technology acceptance model


Raman, Arumugam (2011) The usage of technology among education students in University Utara Malaysia: An application of extended technology acceptance model. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 7 (3). pp. 4-17. ISSN 1814-0556 (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper reports the findings of perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use on the extent of computer usage among a group of full time Bachelor of Education undergraduates at the College of Arts and Sciences, University Utara Malaysia.This study is based on Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and also looks at the moderating role of gender in the above relationship questionnaires were used to collect data.A total of 120 students responded to the survey.Results from the study shows that perceived usefulness (ß=0.29, p<0.01), perceived ease of use (ß=0.25, p<0.01), and subjective norm was (ß=0.15, p<0.05) were positively related to computer usage.The findings also revealed that gender was not a moderator in the mentioned relationship but can be considered as significant independent predictor of usage.Male students exhibited higher usage of the computer compared to the female students.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, subjective norm, gender, computer usage, Technology Acceptance Model.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2013 09:04
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2013 09:04
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9391

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