Relationship Between Teacher ICT Competency and Teacher Acceptance and Use of School Management System (SMS)

Volume 4 - Issue 4
Leong Mei Wei Chua Yan Piaw Sathiamoorthy Kannan Shafinaz A. Moulod
Pages: 36-52 Download Count : 409 View Count: 471 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


This study aims to examine the relationship between teacher ICT competency and teacher acceptance and use of SMS in Negeri Sembilan secondary schools. This is a non-experimental quantitative research using survey technique through the administration of a set of questionnaire that comprised teacher demographic variables, teacher ICT competency and teacher acceptance and use of SMS. There are 417 returned questionnaires have been analyzed. The findings showed that teachers in Negeri Sembilan secondary schools rated themselves to have high level of ICT competency, and acceptance and use of SMS. Furthermore, data indicated that there was statistically significant positive correlation which is moderately strong between teacher ICT competency and teacher acceptance and use of SMS. In addition, the multiple regression analysis showed that smart pedagogy, professional growth and leadership, and digital citizenship being the three teacher ICT competency dimensions that are statistically significant predictors of teacher acceptance and use of SMS. The fitness indexes of the proposed structural model do not achieve the level of fitness required for RMSEA, GFI, and Ratio Chisq/df. Thus, a re-specified structural model was established for this study.

Keywords

  • ICT Competency
  • Acceptance and Use
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