Factors Impacting the Usage Intention of Learning Management System in Higher Education

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Jingying Huang
Somsit Duangekanong


Purpose: The purpose of this research is to examine the factors impacting the usage intention of the Learning Management System (LMS) in higher education of Sichuan, China. Research design, data and methodology: Sample data was collected from target population by using quantitative method and questionnaire as a tool. Before distributing the questionnaire, Item-Objective Congruence (IOC) and pilot test of Cronbach's Alpha were adopted to test the content validity and reliability. Data was analyzed by utilizing Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) to validate model’s goodness of fit and confirm the causal relationship among variables for hypothesis testing. Results: The study has found that the research conceptual model was able to predict and explain the behavioral intention (BI) to use LMS in higher educations. Perceived Usefulness (PU) and Attitude Towards use (ATU) are two key predictors and antecedents of BI to use LMS. Conclusions: Eight hypotheses proposed were proven to fulfill research objectives. This study suggested that developers of LMS course and management of higher education institutions should focus on improving the quality factors of LMS for students to perceive the system as useful, and would further formulate favorable attitude and behavioral intention toward using LMS.


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Huang, J., & Duangekanong, S. (2022). Factors Impacting the Usage Intention of Learning Management System in Higher Education. AU-GSB E-JOURNAL, 15(1), 41-51. https://doi.org/10.14456/augsbejr.2022.59


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