ERIC Number: EJ1042965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 98
Technology Acceptance in Social Work Education: Implications for the Field Practicum
Colvin, Alex Don; Bullock, Angela N.
Journal of Teaching in Social Work, v34 n5 p496-513 2014
The exponential growth and sophistication of new information and computer technology (ICT) have greatly influenced human interactions and provided new metaphors for understanding the world. The acceptance and integration of ICT into social work field education are examined here using the technological acceptance model. This article also explores potential challenges regarding the adoption of ICT into social work field practica. The article concludes with implications for adopting and integrating ICTs in social work field education.
Descriptors: Social Work, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology, Field Experience Programs, Integrated Learning Systems, Motivation, Anxiety, Computer Attitudes, Self Efficacy, College Students, College Faculty
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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