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    • 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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Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
QUniversity, Australia
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IJIET 2018 Vol.8(2): 139-145 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2018.8.2.1023

An Analysis of Information Literacy and Attitudes towards e-Learning of Elementary School Teachers

York Min-Yu Sun, Rong Jou Yang, Hann-Jang Ho, and Yu-Fen Chang
Abstract—With the advancement of information technology, researches of e-learning have rapidly changed in focus and breadth over the last several decades as consequence of changes in educational tools, policies and practices. For elementary school teachers, they must constantly update their knowledge and skills in the field of information and education to remain competitive. The objective of this study is to understand the effect of information literacy and attitudes towards e-Learning of primary school teachers’ willingness in Chiayi County, Taiwan. This study employed questionnaire survey to analyze relationship between teachers' information literacy and attitudes towards e-Learning. There was a total of 124 schools surveyed for the study. 232 Questionnaires were dispatched to over 18 villages and towns in Chiayi County. A total of 218 valid questionnaires was received and the valid response rate was 93.4%. Questionnaire data was analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-Test, one-way ANOVA, and Pearson's correlation coefficient. The results indicated that there was a strong correlation between information literacy and attitudes towards e-Learning of primary school teachers’ willingness in Chiayi County, Taiwan.

Index Terms—Information literacy, e-learning, t-test, one-way ANOVA, pearson's correlation.

York Min-Yu Sun and Hann-Jang Ho are with the Department of Applied Digital Media, WuFeng University, Min-Hsiung, Chiayi County, 625, Taiwan (e-mail: york@wfu.edu.tw, hhj@wfu.edu.tw).
Rong Jou Yang was with WuFeng University, Min-Hsiung, Chiayi County, 625, Taiwan. He is now with the Department of Computer Science, the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968 USA (e-mail: ryang@miners.utep.edu).
Yu-Fen Chang was with WuFeng University, Min-Hsiung, Chiayi County, Taiwan. She is now with the Guogou Elementary School, Budai, Chiayi County, 625, Taiwan (e-mail: hcc34327@ms19.hinet.net).

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Cite: York Min-Yu Sun, Rong Jou Yang, Hann-Jang Ho, and Yu-Fen Chang, "An Analysis of Information Literacy and Attitudes towards e-Learning of Elementary School Teachers," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 139-145, 2018.

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