Technology is an essential component of learning in the 21st century. College professors and teachers hold many assumptions regarding the technological skills and knowledge that students possess while learning in the college setting. In this article, we explore the technology use and attitudes towards technology held by students enrolled in a regional public university offering online, face-to-face and hybrid instruction. The understanding of students’ attitudes and use of technology is essential to informing the technological direction and pedagogical model in higher education from a traditional, lecture-based model to a technologically-enhanced model. In this study, we employed a mixed-method design using a faculty-developed, online survey, which highlighted student perceptions about technology for classroom instruction.


This article was originally published in the International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR) (2015) Volume 24, No 2, pp 434-456.


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Marzilli, C., Delello, J., Marmion, S., McWhorter, R., & Roberts, P. (2015). Exploring the Perceptions of College Students on the Use of Technology: What Do They Really Think?. International Journal Of Sciences: Basic And Applied Research (IJSBAR), 24(2), 434-456. Retrieved from http://gssrr.org/index.php?journal=JournalOfBasicAndApplied&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=4588&path%5B%5D=2485