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ERIC Number: EJ1057338
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
Factors Contributing Pre-School Trainees Teachers Adoption of Virtual Learning Environment: Malaysian Evidence
Mamat, Ibrahim; Yusoff, Ahmad Shidki Mat; Abdullah, Wan Salihin Wong; Razak, Fahmi Zaidi Abdul
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v14 n2 p73-79 Apr 2015
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) has become the main mechanism in supporting on-line education either in primary or secondary school. Although VLE efforts are considered to be a significant corporate investment, many surveys indicate high drop-out rates or failures. This research uses an integrated model in order to assessing the influence of IS-oriented, psychological and behavioral factors on instructors' adoption of virtual learning systems. Survey data collected from 76 pre-school teachers were analyzed using structural equation modeling to examine the theoretical model. The research results show that, perceived ease of use and compatibility increase pre-school teachers intention to use virtual learning systems; however, perceived ease of use is the most important factor affecting on intention and actual use of the system (adoption).
Sakarya University. Esentepe Campus, Adapazari 54000, Turkey. Tel: +90-505-2431868; Fax: +90-264-6141034; e-mail: tojet@sakarya.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.tojet.net
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia