Share Paper: Using the Technology Acceptance Model to determine Teachers’ Attitudes towards the introduction of iPads in the Classroom.

  1. Pamela Cowan, Queen's University Belfast, UK, United Kingdom
  2. Jenna Earls, Queen's University Belfast, UK, United Kingdom
Tuesday, June 28 3:05-3:25 PM Grand Ballroom C

Abstract: This paper reports the findings of a case study conducted in a high school. The Technology Acceptance Model was adapted to address iPads as the new technology for teaching staff. The survey was administered online to 48 teachers ranging from senior management in the school to classroom teachers. Findings indicate that no significant difference was found in attitudes by age or seniority of role in the school across the main constructs of Perceived Ease of Use (PEU), Perceived Usefulness (PU) or Intention to Use. However gender differences did exist for PEU in time point 1 and PU in time point ...