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Evaluating the Acceptance of Blended-Learning Tools: a Case Study using SlideWiki Presentation Rooms
As e-learning formats become increasingly important, technological assistance becomes a critical factor for its implementation. The tool SlideWiki Presentation Rooms tries to combine the needs and functions of live interaction with the advantages of e-learning. To evaluate the acceptance of the tool a teaching experiment was conducted at an niversity of Applied Sciences. The results show, that the actual usage of a new blended-learning tool is more determined by the perceived usefulness than the ease of use and implicates further influence factors on students acceptance towards SlideWiki. They provide valuable insights for the successful implementation of blended-learning tools in higher education and need to be further examined in future studies.