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The application of technology acceptance and diffusion of innovation models in healthcare informatics (2013)
Journal Article
Ward, R. (2013). The application of technology acceptance and diffusion of innovation models in healthcare informatics. Health Policy and Technology, 2(4), 222-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2013.07.002

There have been many attempts to apply previously developed models of technology acceptance and the diffusion of innovations; however the models have weaknesses in predicting the behaviour of individuals and organisations, particularly within the com... Read More about The application of technology acceptance and diffusion of innovation models in healthcare informatics.

Issues with e-learning in nursing and health education in the uk: Are new technologies being embraced in the teaching and learning environments? (2011)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Ward, R., & Lockyer, L. (2011). Issues with e-learning in nursing and health education in the uk: Are new technologies being embraced in the teaching and learning environments?. Journal of Research in Nursing, 16(1), 77-90. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987110370940

In this paper we present aspects of a study that scoped e-learning implementation in nursing and health science disciplines throughout the UK and explored the factors affecting use. Data related to the use of technologies are presented here. While th... Read More about Issues with e-learning in nursing and health education in the uk: Are new technologies being embraced in the teaching and learning environments?.

Nursing and healthcare students' experiences and use of e-learning in higher education (2010)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Ward, R., & Lockyer, L. (2010). Nursing and healthcare students' experiences and use of e-learning in higher education. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(12), 2785-2795. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05453.x

Aim. This paper presents research on nursing and healthcare students' experiences and use of e-learning. Background. The inception of e-learning in higher education is supported by a policy background and technological developments, yet little is kno... Read More about Nursing and healthcare students' experiences and use of e-learning in higher education.

Developing and testing attitude scales around IT (2009)
Journal Article
Ward, R., Glogowska, M., Pollard, K., & Moule, P. (2009). Developing and testing attitude scales around IT. Nurse Researcher, 17(1), 77-87

AB : Rod Ward, Margaret Glogowska, Katherine Pollard and Pam Moule describe how they developed and analysed data from a survey of healthcare professionals Information technology (IT) is an integral component of the healthcare delivery arsenal. Howeve... Read More about Developing and testing attitude scales around IT.

Online multimedia delivery of the European Union directive within adult nursing education (2009)
Journal Article
Ward, R., & Sales, R. (2009). Online multimedia delivery of the European Union directive within adult nursing education. Nurse Education Today, 29(3), 301-309. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2008.11.017

The use of online multimedia content in nurse education is still in its infancy with limited research about its role and acceptance by students and staff within nursing courses. This paper describes the development of interactive web-based delivery f... Read More about Online multimedia delivery of the European Union directive within adult nursing education.

The attitudes of health care staff to information technology: A comprehensive review of the research literature (2008)
Journal Article
Ward, R., Stevens, C., Brentnall, P., & Briddon, J. (2008). The attitudes of health care staff to information technology: A comprehensive review of the research literature. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 25(2), 81-97. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-1842.2008.00777.x

Objectives: What does the publicly available literature tell us about the attitudes of health care staff to the development of information technology in practice, including the factors which influence them and the factors which may be used to change... Read More about The attitudes of health care staff to information technology: A comprehensive review of the research literature.

Developing Information Technology Attitude Scales for Health (ITASH) (2007)
Book Chapter
Ward, R., Pollard, K., Glogowska, M., & Moule, P. (2007). Developing Information Technology Attitude Scales for Health (ITASH). In K. A. Kuhn, J. R. Warren, & T. Y. Leong (Eds.), MEDINFO 2007: Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics, 177-181. IOS Press


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