THE EFFECT OF COURSE, SYSTEM AND PERCEPTION ANTECEDENTS ON ADULT LEARNERS' BEHAVIOR

2011 Issues in Information Systems  
Compare to the continuous growth of the e-learning market for the lifelong learning of adults, there are relatively few studies are available on the learning behaviors of these learners on the e-learning website. In this study, TAM and TPB theory were integrated and employed to examine and predict adult learners' behavior in term of courses, systems and perception constructs. To test the research model, users from the SME Online University in Taiwan was chosen as a representative of e-learning
more » ... tive of e-learning users for the adult learning. Course flexibility, course quality, interaction with others, system functionality, system response, perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use and perceived behavioral control are positively related to adult learners' intention of continued use. Perceived usefulness, system functionality and course quality play the most important roles in predicting adult learners' intentions of continued use of the e-learning website. However, the number of the selected course and finished course are not related to adult learners' intention of continued use.
doi:10.48009/2_iis_2011_223-230 fatcat:wzjhzirvt5fv7ngmkbqvie32a4