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A study on acceptance of mobileschool at secondary schools in Malaysia: Urban vs rural

Hashim, A.S. and Ahmad, W.F.W. and Sarlan, A. (2017) A study on acceptance of mobileschool at secondary schools in Malaysia: Urban vs rural. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1891 .

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Abstract

Developing countries are in dilemma where sophisticated technologies are more advance as compared to the way their people think. In education, there have been many novel approaches and technologies were introduced. However, very minimal efforts were put to apply in our education. MobileSchool is a mobile learning (m-learning) management system, developed for administrative, teaching and learning processes at secondary schools in Malaysia. The paper presents the acceptance of MobileSchool between urban and rural secondary schools in Malaysia. Research framework was designed based on Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). The constructs of the framework include computer anxiety, self-efficacy, facilitating condition, technological complexity, perceived behavioral control, perceive ease of use, perceive usefulness, attitude and behavioral intention. Questionnaire was applied as research instrument which involved 373 students from four secondary schools (two schools in urban category and another two in rural category) in Perak. Inferential analyses using hypothesis and t-test, and descriptive analyses using mean and percentage were used to analyze the data. Results showed that there were no big difference (<20) of all acceptance constructs between urban and rural secondary schools except computer anxiety. © 2017 Author(s).

Item Type:Article
Impact Factor:cited By 0
Departments / MOR / COE:Division > Academic > Faculty of Science & Information Technology > Computer Information Sciences
ID Code:20013
Deposited By: Ahmad Suhairi
Deposited On:22 Apr 2018 14:32
Last Modified:22 Apr 2018 14:32

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