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Barriers To The Uptake Of Web-based Technology By University Teachers

Barriers To The Uptake Of Web-based Technology By University Teachers

This article reports on the findings from a survey of staff in the Colleges of Business, Science, and Education about their current use of Web-based technology in distance teaching, future intentions to use such technology, and major barriers to the uptake of the technology. The Web-based technologies most commonly used by staff for teaching purposes were e-mail contact with students and accessing the library databases. Respondents identified numerous advantages associated with Web-based learning approaches, but most did not believe Web-based technology was any more effective than conventional correspondence-based distance learning. The chief barriers identified were the time required in learning how to use Web-based technology and develop appropriate courses, the lack of training, and the... Show More
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