A Critical Analysis of the Adoption and Utilization of the Internet in Thailand for Educational Purposes

Noppadol Prammanee

Abstract



Although the use of the Internet in Thailand has a short history, it continues to develop at a rapid rate. This paper presents how the Thai government adopted the Internet into their educational systems by looking at the diffusion-of-innovation theory. Also, it will briefly describe the evolution as well as criticize the adoption of the Internet in Thai education with an emphasis on academic uses. Moreover, it will explain the benefits, obstacles, and future plans of Internet usage in Thailand for education.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v8i1.1021



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