Perception of Attributes and Readiness for Educational Technology: Hospitality Management Students’ Perspectives

Sunny Sun, Patrick Lee, Andy Lee, Chun Hung Roberts Law

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Abstract

In contrast to traditional learning, the success of learning via educational technology is found to rely on the extent to which students are ready for the technology. Measuring the readiness of educational technology with students’ commitment, personal involvement, motivation, passion, and availability, this study examined how the level of perception about different attributes of educational technology (i.e., remote access, flexibility, engagement, feeling of isolation) and academic achievement affect hospitality management students’ readiness of the technology. Results show that engagement attribute is most and remote access attribute is least likely to affect students’ readiness of educational technology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-154
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Hospitality and Tourism Education
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2016

Keywords

  • Attributes
  • educational technology
  • hospitality management
  • readiness
  • students’ perspectives

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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