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2002 International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE'02)
Factors Affecting Usage of Web-based Teachers? Training in Elementary and High School
Auckland, New Zealand
December 03-December 06
ISBN: 0-7695-1509-6
Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-Sen University
Hsin-Yi Huang, National Sun Yat-Sen University
Yueh-Chun Shih, National Sun Yat-Sen University
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the related factors that affect usage of web-based teachers? training in elementary and high school adopting the theories of motivational orientations and Technology Acceptance Model as foundations. This study depends on literature analysis and uses the questionnaire to collect data. A total of 658 subjects attending teachers? training courses are from K12 Digital School (http://ds.k12.edu.tw). The main findings show that there are eight kinds of motivational orientations for web-based teachers? training and motivational orientations are significant differences among subjects in different age, school level and teaching year. Furthermore, attitude toward using and two kinds of motivational orientations including computer self-efficacy and social relationships will significantly affect the usage of web-based teachers? training positively. Finally, based on the research findings, this study proposes conclusions and suggestions for the related organizations to be a reference of conducting web-based teachers? training in the future.
Index Terms:
Web-based teachers? training, Motivational Orientations, Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)
Citation:
Nian-Shing Chen, Hsin-Yi Huang, Yueh-Chun Shih, "Factors Affecting Usage of Web-based Teachers? Training in Elementary and High School," icce, pp.589, 2002 International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE'02), 2002
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