Weblogs for Higher Education: Implications for Educational Digital Libraries

  • Yin-Leng Theng
  • Elaine Lew Yee Wan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4172)


Based on a modified Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), the paper describes a study to understand the relationships between perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use and intention to use weblogs for learning in higher education. Data was collected from sixty-eight students of a local university. The findings suggested that students were likely to accept weblog use as a course requirement if they perceived the activity to be useful for learning. The paper concludes with a discussion on design implications for educational digital libraries.


Behavioural Intention Technology Acceptance Model Learning Tool Blended Learning Perceive Usefulness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yin-Leng Theng
    • 1
  • Elaine Lew Yee Wan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Communication & InformationNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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