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Underlying structure of e-learning readiness among Palestinian secondary school teachers

Trayek, Fuad and Nordin, Mohamad Sahari and Tunku Ahmad, Tunku Badariah and Dwikat, Mohamad Am and Abulibdeh, Enas Said and Ghaus, Azmah and Muath, Asmar and Siti Salwa, Md. Sawari (2015) Underlying structure of e-learning readiness among Palestinian secondary school teachers. In: 2015 International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT 2015), 2-3 Feb. 2015, Singapore. (Unpublished)

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This paper reports on the results of an exploratory factor analysis procedure applied on the elearning readiness data obtained from a survey of four hundred and seventy-nine (N = 479) teachers from secondary schools in Nablus, Palestine. The data were drawn from a 23-item Likert questionnaire measuring e-learning readiness based on Chapnick's conception of the construct. Principal axis factoring (PAF) with Promax rotation applied on the data extracted four distinct factors supporting four of Chapnick's e-learning readiness dimensions, namely technological readiness, psychological readiness, infrastructure readiness and equipment readiness. Together these four dimensions explained 56% of the variance. These findings provide further support for the construct validity of the items and for the existence of these four factors that measure e-learning readiness

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 6516/41471 : eISSN 978-967-13167-0-2
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-learning, e-learning readiness, technological readiness, psychological readiness, Principal Axis Factoring
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2015 15:25
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2021 10:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/41471

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