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Barriers to Adopting Technology for Teaching and Learning

Barriers to Adopting Technology for Teaching and Learning
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Author(s): Equi Emmanuel Nwulu (American Christian Academy (ACA), Nigeria)
Copyright: 2020
Pages: 14
Source title: The Roles of Technology and Globalization in Educational Transformation
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Blessing F. Adeoye (Walden University, USA) and Gladys Arome (Marian University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9746-9.ch006


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The purpose of this chapter is to use a cross-cultural research-based evidence to discuss the root causes of barriers to effective technology adoption by evaluating the effect the teaching environment and the ranges of teacher behaviors have on technology adoption. The author described and explained the change processes that teachers go through as they implement new technologies or instructional practices with a view to connecting the change process, the innovation, and the individuals involved in the process. Two overarching frameworks that guided the author's discussion of this chapter and the behavior engineering model (BEM) and the concerns-based model (CBAM) frameworks.

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