Chapter 10: Acceptance and Diffusion of Technology

Educational technologists are often in a position of introducing new technology into the school or workplace.  It is therefore important to understand how new technologies and innovations are (or are not) accepted and adopted by the potential users. This chapter will briefly introduce three models of technology acceptance and diffusion: The Technology Acceptance Model, the Decomposed Theory of Planned Behavior, and Diffusion of Innovation.

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