Attitude of Students Towards E-Examination System: an Application of E-Learning
Science Journal of Education
Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages: 222-227
Received: Dec. 1, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 14, 2016; Published: Jan. 8, 2017
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Shervin Farzin, Faculty of Information System, University Technology Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Abstract
Information communication technology (ICT) is the buzzword of the 21st century. The letter ‘E’ appears in the words e-commerce, e-government, e-banking and etc. In essence, the said letter reflects the ICT component that is utilized in providing more ‘reach’ in addition to making more effective and efficient commercial transactions, government transactions and financial transactions to name a few. An e-based system will be utilized when there are supportive factors that collectively encourage its use. The perspective of the user is an undeniably important component. Universities being institutions that stimulate learning and research are not immune to the affects of ICT. Examinations inevitably play a role in such an environment as one of the many ways available to assess student learning outcome. Thus this study was conducted in an Iranian university to explore the students’ intention to use an electronic examination system (e-examination system) that was currently in place. Part of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) was utilized in a sample size comprising 230 students. It was discovered that students’ intention to use an e-examination system was influenced by computer literacy whereby the said relationship was mediated by perceived usefulness.
Keywords
Electronic Examination System, Perceived Usefulness, Computer Literacy, Intention of Use
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Shervin Farzin, Attitude of Students Towards E-Examination System: an Application of E-Learning, Science Journal of Education. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2016, pp. 222-227. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20160406.19
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