You are here:

The Hurdles of Technology Transfer

Educational Technology Volume 32, Number 5, ISSN 0013-1962


Potential problems in transferring technology from an idea to a product used by an organization occur in the areas of sponsorship, organization, and timing. Strategies for overcoming barriers include cultivating support, planning, education, cost-benefit analysis, understanding organizational structure, facilitating change, being sensitive to the effects of technology on users, and evaluating the technology in terms of stability and acceptance. (MES)


Whitten, W.B. (1992). The Hurdles of Technology Transfer. Educational Technology, 32(5), 19-24. Retrieved January 22, 2020 from .

This record was imported from ERIC on December 3, 2015. [Original Record]

ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Copyright for this record is held by the content creator. For more details see ERIC's copyright policy.