The Influencing Factors on the Effective Use of Education APP Under the Background of Education Informatization

  • Xiaofen ZhouEmail author
  • Yi Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1126)


Under the background of educational informationization, educational information system and various informationized teaching tools are changing people’s learning methods and lifestyles. However, as one of the important carriers or tools of educational informationization, the effect of educational APP in practical application is not as good as the designer expected. Therefore, how to exert the value of educational APP has become a problem urgently to be solved. This problem, based on the theory of social influence and 241 data collected from the survey as samples, constructs a research model for empirical research. The results show that the individual’s exploratory behavior towards educational APP can significantly affect their willingness to continue exploring. Subjective norms and social identity in social influence theory can affect the individual’s willingness to explore APP, while group norms have no significant impact. In addition, the results also show that perceived usefulness partially mediates the relationship between exploratory behavior and sustained exploratory willingness. The research in this paper is used for reference in the development and design of educational APP.


Education informatization Education APP Value realization Education information system Social influence theory 



This research was financially supported by the Teaching Team Project of Hubei Province (Teaching team of the construction of smart logistics curriculum system), the Wuhan Technology and Business University (Teaching team of smart logistics development and management, TDXZ1802) and the Subject of Educational Science Planning in Hubei Province in 2018 (Research on Online Course Teaching Design of Applied Universities, 2018GB121).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of LogisticsWuhan Technology and Business UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Business Administration and Tourism ManagementYunnan UniversityKunmingChina

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