• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 46, Pages: 1-17

Original Article

Validating Technology for Sustainable Information Access


Objective: The study aimed to develop a website for the College of Computer Studies of Eastern Samar State University that follows the standard or essentials in the creation of website technology. Methods: Coombs System Approach was used to show the input process and output in the study. Slovin’s formula with five percent (5%) marginal error was used to identify the total number of samples. A simple random sampling was adopted, which means every student had an equal chance of being selected to participate in answering the questionnaire. A total of 263 respondents from the 673 population of the College comprises of Students, faculty members and 2 Board of Regent members/representatives of the University. Responses to the items in the questionnaire were measured using the 5-point Likert-scale. Findings: In the category under website essentials, Site help and support got the lowest score which is equivalent to 4.30 interpreted as strongly agree and site visitor control, site consistency and site visual design got the highest evaluation result equivalent to 4.57 interpreted as strongly agree. Under user perceived web quality, it resulted to 4.53 interpreted as strongly agree. In terms of website acceptability a score of 4.57 which is interpreted as strongly agree which further means that the website is in agreement with the standard set by the International Organization of Standardization (ISO). In terms of issues and concerns in the development of a website, 100 percent of the respondents listed requirements are not clearly defined as an issue and only 30 percent of the respondents considered cost as an issue or concern. Application: Based on the result it is recommended to follow the essentials in web development and be guided with the standard set by ISO.

Keywords: Information Access, Technology Acceptance, University Website, Validating technology, Website essentials


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