Technology Acceptance Model for Pre-Service Teachers of Region I

Abstract

The study determined the profile of College of Teacher Education Faculty and Pre-service Teachers; Adequacy and extent of ICT – Based Instruction along hardware, software and peopleware; degree of Perceived Usefulness, Perceived Ease of Use, and attitudes towards the use of ICT in teaching; level of assessment of the respondents in terms of technological practices; degree of difficulties on frequency of use by pre-service teachers in the school; developed ICT-based instructional materials used by the pre-service teachers in practice teaching; and propose a Technology Acceptance Model for Pre-Service Teachers. This study used descriptive research design. The findings revealed that majority of the respondents were female, have graduate or postgraduate degrees or have earned units towards a higher-level academic degree, and were in the Instructor level. The Level of adequacy and extent of utilization for ICT-based instruction was found to be Moderate Adequacy / Moderately Extent. Perceived Usefulness is Strongly Agree as supported by the rating very useful in using ICT-based instruction. Assessment in terms of Technological Practices is excellent in surfing the internet for educational research. For the Degree of difficulties concerning frequency of use, they used ICT-based in teaching activities four times a week. For Utilization and availability of the developed ICT-based instructional materials, PowerPoint presentation with audio and animation and using traditional-based instructional material ranked first in the availability of the developed ICT-based instruction. From these results, a Technology Acceptance Model is proposed to address the 21st-century education and Sustainable Development Goal of 2030.



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Maria Theresa Forneas, University of Northern Philippines, Philippines

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Conference: IICEHawaii2020
Stream: Innovation & Technology

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Maria Theresa Forneas

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