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Title: Adoption of e-learning technologies in education institutions/organizations: a literature review
Authors: Kimwise, Alone
Jehopio, Peter
Maiga, Gilbert
Keywords: E-Learning Technologies
Information & Communication Technology
Theory of Reasoned Action
Technology Acceptance Model
Technology-Organization-Environment Framework
Revised TAM Model in the Area of E-Learning Technologies Adoption
Issue Date: 25-Oct-2017
Publisher: Asian Journal of Educational Research
Series/Report no.: ;Asian Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5, No. 4, 2017
Abstract: Although the advent of E-Learning Technologies presents the best cost effective strategy to teaching and learning, the success of these innovations primarily depends on their adoption. Investment in E-Learning Technologies alone by different institutions/organizations is not enough as its full benefits can only be realized from their full utilization. E-Learning Technologies if well utilized have the capacity to enhance students critical thinking, eliminate geographical barriers, support lifelong learning, reduce costs and increase efficiency at education institutions. E-Learning Technologies are technologies which are based on the backbone of ICT infrastructure. For this reason the Information & Communication Technology adoption models are useful in explaining E-Learning Technologies adoption. A number of models/theories which explain and predict user behaviors and intentions to adopt technologies have been advanced. For this discussion the following models were selected and analyzed, Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA), the origin technology acceptance model (TAM), the TOE framework & the revised TAM model.
Description: Kimwise Alone (PhD-MIS) Head/lecturer Department of Computing, Kampala International University western campus Faculty of Science and Technology
ISSN: 2311-6080
Appears in Collections:Computing and Information Technology

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