Professional students’ technology readiness, prior computing experience and acceptance of an e-learning system / Lai Ming Ling and Chong Moi Moi

Lai, Ming Ling (2007) Professional students’ technology readiness, prior computing experience and acceptance of an e-learning system / Lai Ming Ling and Chong Moi Moi. Malaysian Accounting Review, 6 (1). pp. 85-99. ISSN 1675-4077

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Abstract

This study examines professional students’ state of technology readiness, prior computing experience and acceptance of an e-learning system. We administered 2,189 questionnaires on students pursuing the professional examinations in Malaysia. A total of 453 usable questionnaires were received. Rockbridge Associates Inc (1999), the survey found that professional accounting students were neither highly techno-ready nor highly technoresistant. The respondents were classified into five categories, explorers (9%), pioneers (35%), skeptics (39%), paranoids (14%) and technology laggards (3%). Overall, the findings showed that the respondents had strong usage intentions of e-learning system; they exhibited positive attitudes towards elearning, and perceived that e-learning system was easy to use and was useful in enhancing their academic performance. This study provides the insight that professional bodies ought to intensify information and communication technologies (ICT) integration into the accounting education curriculum and assessment policies, and to motivate professional students in using ICT and e-learning.

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Lai, Ming LingUNSPECIFIED
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L Education > LC Special aspects of education > Types of education > Professional education
Divisions: Accounting Research Institute (ARI)
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Accounting Review
ISSN: 1675-4077
Volume: 6
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 85-99
Item ID: 285
Uncontrolled Keywords: Professional education, Professional student, e-learning, technology readiness
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2017 07:51
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/285

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