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A comparison of non-nested models in explaining teachers' intention to use technology

Teo, T.ORCID: 0000-0002-7552-8497 (2013) A comparison of non-nested models in explaining teachers' intention to use technology. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44 (3). E81-E84.

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Technology acceptance is posited to be influenced by a variety of factors, including individual differences, social influences, beliefs, attitudes and situational influences (Agarwal, 2000; Teo, 2009a). A majority of the conceptualisations of technology acceptance have drawn on theories and models from social psychology, notably the theory of reasoned action (TRA) (Fishbein & Ajzen, 1975), theory of planned behaviour (TPB) (Ajzen, 1991), technology acceptance model (TAM) (Davis, 1989), and unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) (Venkatesh, Morris, Davis & Davis, 2003). In these theories, the dependent variable of interest is an observable manifestation of the focal behaviour in question. Furthermore, these theories posit that one's behaviour is influenced by an intention to perform the behaviour. In other words, the performance of actual behaviour is preceded by a person's behavioural intention to engage in the activity...

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Copyright: © 2013 The Author. British Journal of Educational Technology © 2013 BERA
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