Exploratory Study of Effects of Learning System Acceptance on Learning Program Outcomes - Fusing the Technology Acceptance and Technology Mediated Learning Models

Biswadip Ghosh, Jonathon Pries

Abstract

End-user learning is an important element of Information Systems (IS) projects inside organizations. End-user learning can constitute roughly 5% to 50% of project budgets. To lower costs and make learning more convenient for the end-users, organizations are largely utilizing online systems for the electronic delivery of such learning programs, referred to as Technology Mediated Learning. In this scenario, before the end-users are able to immerse themselves in the actual learning program, they are first required to adopt and use an online learning system. Currently published IS research has two mature streams of publications: one stream focused on models of technology acceptance and usage that has lead to the UTAUT (Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology) model and a second stream focused on the TML (Technology Mediated Learning) framework of learning structures and outcomes. This research study aims to build and validate an empirical model to study of effects of learning system features, content and structure from the TML framework on acceptance and adoption constructs from the UTAUT model and measure how they impact learning outcomes By surveying users of an online learning system and their usage behaviour of specific learning system capabilities, this study measures the acceptance and usage of the system and the learning outcomes of mastering MS-Office productivity software. The results of this study have implications for both the UTAUT and TML research streams and also the design and use of technology mediated learning by practitioners.

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Ghosh B. and Pries J. (2013). Exploratory Study of Effects of Learning System Acceptance on Learning Program Outcomes - Fusing the Technology Acceptance and Technology Mediated Learning Models . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 95-100. DOI: 10.5220/0004382300950100


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@conference{csedu13,
author={Biswadip Ghosh and Jonathon Pries},
title={Exploratory Study of Effects of Learning System Acceptance on Learning Program Outcomes - Fusing the Technology Acceptance and Technology Mediated Learning Models},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2013},
pages={95-100},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004382300950100},
isbn={978-989-8565-53-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Exploratory Study of Effects of Learning System Acceptance on Learning Program Outcomes - Fusing the Technology Acceptance and Technology Mediated Learning Models
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - Ghosh B.
AU - Pries J.
PY - 2013
SP - 95
EP - 100
DO - 10.5220/0004382300950100