Evaluation of E-CMS Using Tam: Focusing on Lecturer Acceptance


  • Saarce Elsye Hatane


e-CMS, Acceptance, Perceived Usefulness, TAM, and PLS


Characteristic of modern academic institutions is the utilization of information technology (IT) in the educational activities, including implementation of electronic course management systems (e-CMS). It provides various roles that support institutions staffs to achieve effective and efficient way of teaching. There are several factors that affect e-CMS‘ implementation, for instance support from university, the characteristics of the specific e-CMS application, and the acceptance of users. The acceptance of lecturers as one of e-CMS‘ main user is critical to determine the acceleration of the e-CMS implementation. The objective of this paper is to evaluate e-CMS implementation in Petra Christian University (PCU) by focusing on lecturers‘ acceptance of e-CMS. The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) framework utilized for the evaluation process. The study found that perceived usefulness is the major concern of Petra Christian
University‘s (PCU) lecturers in their attitude and acceptance to use e-CMS. The Partial Least Squares (PLS) analysis employed to analyze the structural model in this research.

Author Biography

Saarce Elsye Hatane

Lecturer, Business Accounting Program, Economic Faculty, Petra Christian University, Indonesia Student, Master of Business Administration, Graduate School of Business, Assumption University, Thailand


How to Cite

Hatane, S. E. (2014). Evaluation of E-CMS Using Tam: Focusing on Lecturer Acceptance. Scholar: Human Sciences, 3(1). Retrieved from http://www.assumptionjournal.au.edu/index.php/Scholar/article/view/273