Assessing ICT Adoption and Evaluating ICT Acceptance by Academicians Using UTAUT Model: A Case Study of University of Sindh, Pakistan

S. CHANDIO, M. SADRY, A.A CHANDIO, A. H. ABRO, A. A. SHAH, A. SHAH

Abstract


Information and communication technology has become the integral part of education system. Worldwide different studies are being conducted to evaluate ICT for better performance. This study focused on assessing the general adoption, acceptance and usage of the information and communication technology by the academicians at the University of Sindh, Pakistan. Though many established models are available to assess acceptance and use of ICT, for this research Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) is used with some external factor like Culture, Incentives, Perceived needs and Job Relevance. The research used mix method approach by distributing 200 survey questionnaires among the academic staff and in addition, used interview method for making survey results stronger. The results revealed that all the constructs have significant effect on academicians towards their intention to use ICT in their academic work, on other side it was also found that there is lack of ICT infrastructure as well as usability due to dependency of administrative work on manual system, Moreover lack of equipment’s found major hindrance in automated class environment.


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