Behavioral intention to use mobile technology in language teaching: A qualitative analysis of a UAE case study
Source of Publication
International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction
Copyright © 2020, IGI Global. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited. This study aimed to qualitatively investigate the factors that influence teachers' behavioral intention to use mobile technology (BIU) for language teaching employing the original technology acceptance model (TAM) as a framework. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 28 Arabic and English teachers. The study results revealed that there were several external variables influencing teachers' behavioral intention to use mobile technology. It was also found that participants had mixed levels of perceived ease of use (PEOU), perceived usefulness (PU), and attitude toward use (ATU). Moreover, it was concluded that ATU had a direct impact on BIU and PU was the responsible factor for participants who had a mixed ATU.
Arabic, English, Factors, Integration, Mobile, TAM, Teachers, Technology Acceptance
Aburezeq, Ibtehal Mahmoud; Ishtaiwa-Dweikat, Fawzi Fayez; and Patronis, Marielle, "Behavioral intention to use mobile technology in language teaching: A qualitative analysis of a UAE case study" (2020). All Works. 657.
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