Share Paper: Technology Tools in Distance Education: A Review of Faculty Adoption

  1. Rui Li, West Chester University, United States
  2. JT Singh, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, United States
  3. Jennifer Bunk, The People Stack Company, United States
Wednesday, June 27 3:30-3:50 PM Oost

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to explore faculty adoption of essential technology tools in distance education. We also seek to understand the trend of faculty technology adoption in the last four years at our institution. In 2013, 152 faculty from our institution completed a survey provided by Babson Survey Research Group that focused on practices related to online education. In 2017, 114 faculty from our institution completed the same survey. We ran descriptive analysis to include means, ranges, and percentages. A series of two-sample t-tests were conducted to compare the results from 2013 vs. 2017. Findings indicated that faculty ...