Students’ Intention to Participate in E-learning


This study seeks to investigate the effect of controllability and responsiveness on the perceived ease of e-learning use. This study also aims to determine the relationship between the perceived ease of e-learning use and the student’s intention to participate in e- learning. This study extends the technology acceptance model by considering the external factors; controllability and responsiveness of e-learning system. Thirty-one students from Bung Hatta University were selected as research objects for this study, and three hypotheses were developed. SEM-PLS was applied to analyze the data and smart-pls 3.2.7 software was used to reject the null hypotheses. Having had a satisfied convergent and discriminant validity, this study demonstrates that the controllability and responsiveness of an e-learning system does not have a significant effect on the perceived ease of e-learning use. However, the relationship between the perceived ease of e-learning use and the students’ intention to participate in e-learning is significantly positive. The practical and theoretical implications are discussed in this paper.

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