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A Proposed Framework of Academic Staff Up-Take in Integrating E-Learning in the Education Delivery

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  • Shathees Baskaran
  • Nomahaza Mahadi
  • Siti Zaleha Abdul Rasid
  • Adriana Mohd Rizal

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The environment in which higher education institutions operate changed from solely a traditional classroom environment to a mixed mode environment with e-learning taking the central attention. Profound changes and development in technology has made higher education institutions to be very competitive and seeking to apply new technologies in the delivery of education. In order to respond to changing needs and expectations, integration and successful uptake of e-learning in the educational delivery process has become essential. This research will discuss about behavioral intention among Malaysia academic staff in up taking and integrating e-learning in their education delivery. Factors such perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, perceived behavioral control, perceived enjoyment and also computer anxiety will be examined. This paper proposes a framework that links these variables and examines the moderating effect of computer anxiety towards behavioral intention in up-take and integration of e-learning. In order to contextualize this study, the paper offers supporting literature for the proposed framework. The paper is also providing direction for future empirical investigation to improve uptake in integrating e-learning in the education delivery across academic staff in Malaysia.

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  • Shathees Baskaran & Nomahaza Mahadi & Siti Zaleha Abdul Rasid & Adriana Mohd Rizal, 2017. "A Proposed Framework of Academic Staff Up-Take in Integrating E-Learning in the Education Delivery," International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, vol. 7(11), pages 345-355, November.
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