Volume 27, Issue 2 (3-2012)                   2012, 27(2): 429-443 | Back to browse issues page

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Soleimani N, Zaman B E. The Relation between Teachers’ Concern toward Information and Communication Technology and Levels of Their Usage According to Concern Based Adoption Model . Iranian Journal of Information Processing and Management. 2012; 27 (2) :429-443
URL: http://jipm.irandoc.ac.ir/article-1-1841-en.html
Isfahan University
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between teachers’ concern toward information and communication technology and their usage levels according to Hall and Hord’s Concern Based Adoption Model. Research population was high school teachers in Isfahan city. The sample included 110 teachers selected by clustering random sampling method. The research method was correlation and descriptive. Research instruments were two questionnaires: A) Hall and Hord’s Concern Based Adoption Model, and B) Griffens’ and Cristinesen’s questionnaire for measuring usage levels. Data was analyzed by using correlation coefficient and regression analysis. Results indicated that there were positive relationships between information and communication technologies levels of use (non-use, orientation, preparation, mechanical use, routine, refinement, integration, and renewal) and stages of concern (awareness, informational, personal, management, consequence, collaboration, and refocusing). There was not a meaningful relationship between levels of use and management stage of concern.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Library and Information Science
Received: 2012/03/10

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