E-learning Acceptance Model in a Pandemic Period with an Expansion to the Quality of Work Life and Information Technology Self-Efficacy Aspects





E-Learning, Acceptance Model, Quality of Work Life, Information Technology Self-Efficacy


The research is inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic which affects face-to-face learning and leads to the e-learning system. However, educational institutions and related parties are not prepared for this sudden change. So, it is interesting to research the students’ intentions related to learning during the pandemic in the framework of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). Specifically, the research aims to analyze the acceptance and satisfaction model of e-learning users amid the pandemic. The proposed model that predicts student intentions and satisfaction with e-learning is an expanded TAM with factors such as quality of work life and information technology self-efficacy. The research provides empirical evidence related to the quality of work balance and the ability to use information technology related to e-learning access, in addition to other factors in the TAM. The data are collected by distributing online questionnaires with a snowball sampling model. The sample includes students who voluntarily fill out the questionnaire from various Indonesian universities. Then, the structural equation model processes the data using a Partial Least Square (PLS) approach and analyzes it through the SmartPLS3 program. The results show that the variables of quality of work life and information technology self-efficacy, such as computers, the Internet, and communication, can explain the acceptance of elearning models, especially during a pandemic. As an implication of the results, the teachers should focus on elearning designs that facilitate access to learning material and student-teacher interactions to attract intentions and increase students’ satisfaction in using e-learning.


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Author Biographies

Weli, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya Jakarta

Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis

Julianti Sjarief, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya Jakarta

Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis


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