Development of an Information Technology Readiness Scale
Chih-Hsun Huang, Meiho Institute of Technology College, Taiwan ; Hung-Jen Yang, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Phoenix, AZ, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-55-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Since lead the information technology and Internet, the environment, society, economy and individual are impacted. Do People prepare themselves well to face the challenge of new information technology? The purpose of the study was to development of an information technology readiness scale in Taiwan, R.OC. The methodology of this study included a literature review and standard process of scale's development. This study used main statistic way, SEM to process data and analysis by LISREL 8.25. The study proposed three models for the information technology readiness to competing. Model 3 was quite optimum model. The result of this study demonstrated that information technology readiness scale consist of four psychology statuses, they are IT belief, IT security, IT intention and IT anxious. The overall fit indexes of Model 3 were quite moderate fit index and the construct reliability of Model 3 above 0.80.
Huang, C.H. & Yang, H.J. (2005). Development of an Information Technology Readiness Scale. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, I. Gibson, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2005--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3236-3241). Phoenix, AZ, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).