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Exploring the True Motivation of Faculty Members to Promote Technological Innovation in Their Courses

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1211)

Abstract

The current study explores the motivation of lecturers to use technology in their teaching. Questionnaires were administered to 111 respondents. Results show that even those who said that they are unfamiliar with the system, also said that they lack the time to learn it. Differences were found between faculty members in the different departments. The research findings showed that faculty members had no interest in learning additional functions of the system. They were aware that they could use the system to perform additional operations but didn’t do so claiming that they lack the time to learn them and how to operate them. If so, it makes no sense to proceed to more advanced processes when no one is learning even those that already exist.

Keywords

Education Technology Technology assimilation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ariel UniversityArielIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Economics and Business AdministrationAriel UniversityArielIsrael

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