WHAT DETERMINES THE PERCEIVED EASE OF THE USE OF AN ONLINE LEARNING SYSTEM
Purpose: The study has examined the impact of the personal innovativeness, and computer learning on the e-learning system self-efficacy of university students during COVID-19. Meanwhile, the study has also examined the impact of e-learning system self-efficacy of university students on the computer experience. Finally, the study has also examined the impact of perceived ease of use of e-learning system by university students during COVID-19.
Method: The data is collected with the help of an adapted questionnaire. The SEM-PLS is employed for the data analysis. the response rate of the study is 45%.
Results: E-learning systems are used by individuals when it is perceived that it will improve their effectiveness and productivity in learning education. Their intentions to use e-learning systems are influenced by these beliefs. As the high rate of attrition has become a key issue in e-learning, the main concern related to online teaching and learning is motivation. Their relationship results in improved use of the e-learning system.
Implications: Several implications have been provided by the study from a theoretical perspective. The integrative understanding of the association between stable, situational, and dynamic individual differences related to their relationship with perceived ease of usage has been expanded by this study.
Significance: The study is among the few earlier studies on the issues related to e-learning system and perceived ease of use of e-learning system of university students during covid-19.
Originality/Value: The study has highlighted an important issue related to the E-learning system self-efficacy, computer experience and Perceived ease of use.