The Horse Before the Cart! The English Language Learners Experience of Using E-learning System

Mohammad Madallh Alhabahba, Dr. Azidah Abu Ziden, Dr. Ali Abbaas Albdour, Bashar Taha Alsayyed

Abstract


This study examined the intention to use E-learning among EFL learners. A total of 147 English language learners responded to the survey, these students have access to E-learning system. The chief purpose of this paper aims to understand the factors that affect the students? intention to use E-learning in Malaysian context. The findings of the study revealed that that perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness were able to be significant determinants of intention to use. Based on factor analysis, cognitive attitude and affective attitude were added to the modified framework as potential mediating factors. Moreover, cognitive attitude is fully mediating the relationship between perceived ease of use, perceived usefulness, and intention to use. Meanwhile, the study results indicated that the cognitive attitude is a significant determinant of intention to use. The study helps to understand the significant factors to explain, predicate and measure the acceptance of E-learning as a new tool of students learning process.

Keywords


Cognitive attitude, affective attitude, Technology Acceptance Model, E-learning, English language learners.

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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