Effects of Technology Access and Technical Self-Efficacy Changes Attitudes in Lecturers’ Readiness
One of the evolutions in classroom learning is the use of information and communication technology (ICT) as a source of integrated teaching and learning, whether in the classroom or outside of it. This study intended to examine the readiness of UTMSPACE lecturers towards the implementation of blended learning. Apart from that, this study also examines how personal factors affected the success of e-learning systems and provided better results. Structural equation models on the data of 101 targeted respondents showed that online communication self-efficacy, attitude, and online media are the multiple mediators between the technology access and technical usage self-efficacy and lead to increased blended learning readiness among the lecturers at UTMSPACE. It appears that despite technological factors, the lecturers with a high belief in their ability and attitude are more prepared to adopt the alternative ways of teaching and learning as they gain more experience.
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