A Study on the Factors Influencing Technology Readiness for Junior High School Teacher
Chih-Hsun Huang, Meiho Institute of Technology College, Taiwan ; Hung-Jen Yang, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Phoenix, AZ, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-55-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Since lead the high-Tech knowledge and technology in, the environment, society, economy and individual are impacted. Do People prepare themselves well to face the challenge of new technology? The purpose of the study was to finding the factors of technology readiness for junior high school teacher in Taiwan, R.OC. The methodology of this study included a literature review, cluster analysis, ANOVA analysis. The study used a questionnaire survey to explore the current state of technology readiness among public junior high school teachers in Taiwan. The total amounts were around 49098. The random sample procedure was applied to distribute 800 questionnaires. There were 497 returned (62.13%), 299 valid (27.13%). The result of this study demonstrated that the gender and group factors had influence on technology readiness.
Huang, C.H. & Yang, H.J. (2005). A Study on the Factors Influencing Technology Readiness for Junior High School Teacher. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, I. Gibson, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2005--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3567-3573). Phoenix, AZ, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).