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ERIC Number: EJ1057328
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
Identify the Motivational Factors to Affect the Higher Education Students to Learn Using Technology
Yau, Hon Keung; Cheng, Alison Lai Fong; Ho, Wing Man
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v14 n2 p89-100 Apr 2015
The purpose of this study is twofold. Firstly, engineering students' motivation in using technology for learning in one of Hong Kong universities is investigated. Secondly, new research model about students' perception in using technology for learning is developed. Survey was employed and the questionnaires were distributed to targeted university under study. 211 questionnaires were collected. The major findings of this study are that (i) Confidence was positively related to Relevance; (ii) Satisfaction was positively related to Confidence; (iii) Relevance was positively correlated with Satisfaction; (iv) Interest is positively related to Relevance; (v) Perceived personal ability is positively associated with Confidence; (vi) Confidence is positively associated with perseverance; (vii) Confidence, is negatively associated with anxiety; and (viii) Satisfaction is positively associated with social influence.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong