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Gyamfi, Stephen Adu – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2017
This study employed the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) to empirically investigate factors that influence Ghanaian pre-service teachers' attitudes towards Information and Communication Technology (ICT) usage. To achieve this aim, the study extended the TAM framework by adding leadership support and job relevance as exogenous variables. Data were…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education
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Asabere, Nana; Togo, Gilbert; Acakpovi, Amevi; Torby, Wisdom; Ampadu, Kwame – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2017
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has changed the way we communicate and carry out certain daily activities. Globally, ICT has become an essential means for disseminating information. Using Accra Technical University in Ghana as a case study, this paper proposes an ICT model called Awareness Incentives Demand and Support (AIDS). Our…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Information Technology, Technology Integration, Models
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Gyamfi, Stephen Adu – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2017
Despite the popularity of Web 2.0 technologies and their educational benefits in the 21st century classroom environment, their use for teaching and learning purposes is still very limited. This study extended the technology acceptance model (TAM) to empirically examine factors that determine Ghanaian geography student teachers' acceptance of Web…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies, Geography Instruction, Student Teachers
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Gyamfi, Stephen Adu – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2016
This study extends the technology acceptance model to identify factors that influence technology acceptance among pre-service teachers in Ghana. Data from 380 usable questionnaires were tested against the research model. Utilising the extended technology acceptance model (TAM) as a research framework, the study found that: pre-service teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Readiness
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Buabeng-Andoh, Charles; Yidana, Issifu – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers' use of ICT and the factors that affect their ICT use in secondary schools in Ghana. A focus group interview was used to gather data from participants. Ten groups of six students each from urban, semi-urban and rural schools were chosen for the focus group interviews. The results of this study…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Information Technology, Focus Groups, Interviews
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Natia, James Adam; Al-hassan, Seidu – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
The Basic School Computerization policy was created in 2011 to introduce computers and e-learning into the entire educational system to promote training and life-long learning. Using data obtained by Connect for Change Education Ghana Alliance, this paper investigates the extent to which school administration, and teaching and learning are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, School Surveys, Data Analysis
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Gyamfi, Samuel Adu; Gyaase, Patrick Ohemeng – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
The increasing utilization of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in addressing various societal needs has catalysed the need to deploy this all important tool in education in developing countries to address the need of the increasing student enrolment in universities. This study was conducted to assess students' perception of blended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning
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Attuquayefio, Samuel NiiBoi; Addo, Hillar – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
This paper seeks to provide further understanding of issues surrounding acceptance of information and communication technology (ICT) by students of tertiary institutions. The Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) model Venkatesh et al (2003) was employed by the researchers to determine the strength of predictors for students'…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, College Students, Technology Uses in Education, Intention
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Kolog, Emmanuel Awuni; Sutinen, Erkki; Vanhalakka-Ruoho, Marjatta – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
Given the current global trend of mimicking real life situations into digital counselling games and its related digital counselling platforms, we decided to contextually understand from the Ghanaian senior high school students, their life challenges arising from their life stories. The study also explores the extent to which ICT is currently being…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Tagoe, Michael Ayitey; Abakah, Ellen – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
The use of mobile technologies in the classroom is transforming teaching and learning in higher institutions. This study investigated University of Ghana Distance Education students' perceptions toward mobile learning. The paper using the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) explained how students' beliefs influenced students' intention to adopt…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Learning Readiness
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Buabeng-Andoh, Charles; Totimeh, Fred – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2012
This study was conducted to explore secondary school teachers' innovative use of computer technologies in classroom. Questionnaires were distributed to 273 teachers in fourteen schools comprising 5 urban schools, 5 semi-urban schools and 4 rural schools. 241 were returned, and 231 valid questionnaires were used for data analysis, representing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Literacy, Teaching Methods
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Tagoe, Michael – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2012
Technological advancement has led to significant changes in the way university education is being provided in the developed countries. Whilst their universities have made great strides in addressing issues of access, cost of higher education and quality through e-learning, Africans are in the 21st century still grappling with these issues.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Educational Quality
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Afari-Kumah, Eben; Achampong, Akwasi Kyere – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2010
This study aims to examine the computer usage intentions of Ghanaian Tertiary Students. The Technology Acceptance Model was adopted as the theoretical framework to ascertain whether it could help explain behavioral intentions of individuals to accept and use technology. Factor analysis was used to assess the construct validity of the initial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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Ifinedo, Princely – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2005
This paper assesses the integration of Africa into the global economy by computing the e-readiness for nine African countries. The measuring tool used is simple and incorporates a variety of indicators used by comparable tools. Overall, the mean e-readiness of Africa is poor in comparison to other economies. Particularly, Sub-Saharan Africa…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Global Approach, African Studies, Electronic Learning