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A Framework of the Factors Affecting the Adoption of ICT for Physical Education

Authors: S. D. Eyono Obono, T. T. Ntshakala

Abstract:

Physical education (PE) is still neglected in schools despite its academic, social, psychological, and health benefits. Based on the assumption that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can contribute to the development of PE in schools, this study aims to design a model of the factors affecting the adoption of ICTs for PE in schools. The proposed model is based on a sound theoretical framework. It was designed following a literature review of technology adoption theories and of ICT adoption factors for physical education. The technology adoption model that fitted to the best all ICT adoption factors was then chosen as the basis for the proposed model. It was found that the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) is the most adequate theoretical framework for the modeling of ICT adoption factors for physical education.

Keywords: Basic Education, Adoption factors, physical education, technology adoption theories

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1087506

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