A baseline study on the readiness of Islanders in using ICT

A case study of Pulau Perhentian

Noor Maizura Mohamad Noor, Norizan Abd Razak, Suriyani Muhamad

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Abstract

The study sought to identify the readiness of Islanders in using ICT at Pulau Perhentian, Terengganu, Malaysia. Data were collected from 185 respondents by means of a self-administered questionnaire. The results showed majority of the islanders are not ready to use ICT. In order to support and increase ICT literacy, concerted effort in providing equal access to Internet, supportive policy and strategies; deployment of information and communication technologies (ICT) innovations with application and added value e-participation. The paper concludes that with effective planning, comprehensive development strategies based on the needs of the community and matching implementation process, the Islanders of Pulau Perhentian will be able to meet the challenges and ready to use ICT in their daily life.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication6th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, Int. Conf. on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, Int. Conf. on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10
Pages67-74
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event6th WSEAS International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, International Conference on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, International Conference on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10 - Vouliagmeni, Athens
Duration: 29 Dec 201031 Dec 2010

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Other6th WSEAS International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, International Conference on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, International Conference on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10
CityVouliagmeni, Athens
Period29/12/1031/12/10

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Communication
Information use
Innovation
Internet
Planning

Keywords

  • ICT
  • Islanders
  • Pulau Perhentian community and ICT readiness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Noor, N. M. M., Abd Razak, N., & Muhamad, S. (2010). A baseline study on the readiness of Islanders in using ICT: A case study of Pulau Perhentian. In 6th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, Int. Conf. on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, Int. Conf. on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10 (pp. 67-74)

A baseline study on the readiness of Islanders in using ICT : A case study of Pulau Perhentian. / Noor, Noor Maizura Mohamad; Abd Razak, Norizan; Muhamad, Suriyani.

6th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, Int. Conf. on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, Int. Conf. on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10. 2010. p. 67-74.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Noor, NMM, Abd Razak, N & Muhamad, S 2010, A baseline study on the readiness of Islanders in using ICT: A case study of Pulau Perhentian. in 6th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, Int. Conf. on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, Int. Conf. on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10. pp. 67-74, 6th WSEAS International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, International Conference on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, International Conference on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10, Vouliagmeni, Athens, 29/12/10.
Noor NMM, Abd Razak N, Muhamad S. A baseline study on the readiness of Islanders in using ICT: A case study of Pulau Perhentian. In 6th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, Int. Conf. on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, Int. Conf. on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10. 2010. p. 67-74
Noor, Noor Maizura Mohamad ; Abd Razak, Norizan ; Muhamad, Suriyani. / A baseline study on the readiness of Islanders in using ICT : A case study of Pulau Perhentian. 6th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Applied and Theoretical Mechanics, MECHANICS'10, Int. Conf. on Automotive and Transportation Systems, ICAT'10, Int. Conf. on Arts and Culture, ICAC'10. 2010. pp. 67-74
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