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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
QUniversity, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good-quality papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the related fields.

IJIET 2013 Vol.3(2): 259-262 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2013.V3.276

Teachers’ Adoption of Teaching Blog: Analysis of Elementary Schools in Central Taiwan

Yi-Shan Ho, Ching-Ching Cheng, and Kuo Hung Huang

Abstract—The purpose of this study is to investigate elementary school teachers’ usage behaviors and attitudes toward teaching blogs. 419 elementary school teachers in Taichung metropolitan area participated in the survey. The results indicated teachers’ positive attitude toward teaching blog in terms of perceptions of usefulness and affect toward use. In addition, the results showed significant differences on attitude of teachers with different backgrounds including gender, teaching experiences, and computer training. Furthermore, the obstacles of adoption of teaching blog were investigated. Lack of time was the most common obstacle.

Index Terms—ICT in education, social media, teaching blog, technology adoption.

Y. S. Ho is with the Hui Wen Elementary School, Taichung 408, Taiwan (e-mail: g1000539@pu.edu.tw).
C. C. Cheng is with the Graduate Institute of Education, Providence University, Taichung 43301, Taiwan (e-mail: cccheng@ pu.edu.tw).
K. H. Huang is with the Department of E-learning Design and Management, National Chiayi University, Chiayi 621, Taiwan (e-mail: kuohung@mail.ncyu.edu.tw).


Cite: Yi-Shan Ho, Ching-Ching Cheng, and Kuo Hung Huang, "Teachers’ Adoption of Teaching Blog: Analysis of Elementary Schools in Central Taiwan," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 259-262, 2013.

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