FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ADOPTION OF E-LEARNING IN KUALA LUMPUR: AN APPLICATION OF THE TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE MODEL

Publication Date : 01/05/2019


Author(s) :

CHOY ZHI CHENG, ELOIS, ONG SIEW HAR, CHRIS.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 4
,
Issue 2
(05 - 2019)



Abstract :

Many universities across the world had incorporated e-learning systems into traditional education, creating a blend education. The success of implementing e-learning systems require intensive understanding of users’ acceptance. This paper focused on the investigation of students, who had adopted e-learning system at universities in Kuala Lumpur. Specifically, this study is conducted to examine on the influence of flexibility, system design and internet self-efficacy on adoption of e-learning. Self-administered questionnaire consisting of 393 sets were distributed as the research’s data collection tools but only 385 sets are qualified. The conceptual framework of e-learning adoption used in this study is adopted from Technology Acceptance Model. This study also provides an indicator of learners’ acceptance as well as identifying possible factors that influence the adoption process. The results will enhance the understanding of students’ acceptance of e-learning and will benefit education institutions in creating qualified e-learning systems.


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