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ERIC Number: EJ1037167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Aug
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 79
ISSN: ISSN-1042-1726
Explaining the Intention to Use Technology among University Students: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
Teo, Timothy; Zhou, Mingming
Journal of Computing in Higher Education, v26 n2 p124-142 Aug 2014
The aim of this study is to examine the factors that an influence higher education students' intention to use technology. Using an extended technology acceptance model as a research framework, a sample of 314 university students were surveyed on their responses to seven constructs hypothesized to explain their intention to use technology. Data were analyzed using structural equation modeling and the results showed that perceived usefulness and attitude toward computer use were significant determinants of the intention to use technology, while perceived ease of use influenced intention to use technology through attitude towards computer use. Computer self-efficacy and subjective norm acted as antecedents for perceived usefulness and attitude towards computer use, while facilitating conditions acted as antecedents for perceived ease of use and attitude towards computer use. Together these constructs explained 54.7% of the variance in students' intention to use technology. Implications of the findings were also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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