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Awareness and adoption of university smart card: The case of UUM

Mohamad, liana and Rosli, Khairina and Ahmi, Aidi (2011) Awareness and adoption of university smart card: The case of UUM. Journal for the Advancement of Science & Arts (IJASA), 2 (1). pp. 40-55.

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Smart cards are widely used for several applications. Education environments offer the best opportunities for the adoption of smart cards technology.Therefore, this study is interested to assess the awareness and adoption towards the current and future of smart card applications in university.The study focused on Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) since UUM was the pioneer adopter and implementer of smart card among universities in Malaysia.This study was conducted to identify the awareness and adoption of the current applications of university smart cards. Additionally, this study distinguished respondents’ preferences for future applications of university smart cards in order to optimize the adoption process.Data were gathered through questionnaires that have been distributed to the UUM staffs.All the collected data were analyzed using descriptive analysis.Results have shown that most of the respondents were aware of the smart card applications and identified which application that is the most aware of. The results have shown that respondents were aware and adopt similar applications.Nevertheless, even though the respondents were aware of the smart card applications, they do not fully adopt and use them.This study has also identified what applications that respondents prefer to be enhanced and continued in the future smart card.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awareness, Adoption, Smart Card Applications
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Mrs. Khairina Rosli
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2013 08:39
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 04:37
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/7196

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