Determinants of students' acceptance and use of learning resources on CD-ROM

Rose, Janelle and McDonald, Jacquelin (2005) Determinants of students' acceptance and use of learning resources on CD-ROM. In: Australasian Business and Behavioural Sciences Association Conference 2005 (ABBSA 2005), 05-07 Aug 2005, Cairns, Australia.

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[Abstract]: As Universities adapt to change and become leaders in the application of technologies as learning tools, they must not neglect the impact of this change on students. The purpose of this study is to identify the determinant variables that classify students as accepting or resisting the adoption of learning resources delivered solely on CD-ROM. Based on the results of a self-administered questionnaire to undergraduate business law students, five statements representing four variables significantly discriminated between the two groups, namely perceived usefulness, study performance, compatibility and perceived ease of use. We recommend a transition program that retains some print-based learning resources and a training program to assist students to acquire electronic study skills through the period of change.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2010 01:12
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: educational technology, technology acceptance, resistance, technological innovation
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/748

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