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Article Number - FE4D75760450


Vol.8(6), pp. 57-65 , September 2016
DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS2016.0465
ISSN: 2141-6656



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Development of a training program for enhancement of technology competencies of university lecturers



Chomsupak Cruthaka*
  • Chomsupak Cruthaka*
  • Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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Ouen Pinngern
  • Ouen Pinngern
  • Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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 Received: 05 July 2016  Accepted: 24 August 2016  Published: 30 September 2016

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The objectives were: (1) the components of the technology competencies of university lecturers were studied. The researchers also described and analyzed (2) the development of a training program for enhancement of the technology competencies of these lecturers. Also, the researchers evaluated (3) the program they had constructed. The sample population consisted of 859 lecturers with academic ranks at government and autonomous universities in survey research and 28 Ramkhamhaeng University (RU) lecturers for evaluated the training program. The training program was constructed such that it would be congruent with the results of the study of the components of technology competencies. While evaluating the training program form testing the knowledge, capabilities, and attitudes of the lecturers, It was found that: (1) Three components of the technology competencies of university lecturers were described by 69 variables. The factor loading of the components were ranged between 0.427 and 0.798 and the variance could be explained at 64%. (2) The mean scores for the technology competencies of university lecturers in the aspects of knowledge, capabilities, and attitudes after the completion of the program were higher prior to its commencement at the statistically significant level of 0.05. (3) In respect to the level of appropriateness of the program, the lecturers participating in the program viewed the overall level of appropriateness as high. These studies suggest that providing lecturers with the appropriate training should help increase their technology competencies.

Key words: Technology competencies, training program, program development, university lecturers.

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APA Cruthaka, C., & Pinngern, O. (2016). Development of a training program for enhancement of technology competencies of university lecturers. International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 8(6), 57-65.
Chicago Chomsupak Cruthaka and Ouen Pinngern. "Development of a training program for enhancement of technology competencies of university lecturers." International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies 8, no. 6 (2016): 57-65.
MLA Chomsupak Cruthaka and Ouen Pinngern. "Development of a training program for enhancement of technology competencies of university lecturers." International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies 8.6 (2016): 57-65.
   
DOI 10.5897/IJEAPS2016.0465
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