The Relationship Between Internet Self-Efficacy, Self-Directed Learning, and Motivation for Learning towards Technology Acceptance in Digital Learning among Indigenous Society in Malaysia
With the development of the Internet and new technologies, digital education has ended up a promising solution for the society which are currently in an environment of intense change. Orang Asli community is unendingly given support by the government for their development so as not to expand the digital differences with other advanced races in Malaysia. IT knowledge and access to internet and computers appear as one of the attainable choices for the young people to support the information that society value. The purpose of this study was twofold: 1) To examine the level of technology acceptance of digital learning among indigenous society. 2) To examine the relationship between internet self-efficacy, self-directed learning, motivation for learning, and technology acceptance. Hope this contribution of study can help this society to emerge. Therefore, the proposed study is to identify the factors contributing to acceptance of digital learning among indigenous society in Cameron Highland. A preliminary focus group interview will be conducted to understand the issues, problems and factors affecting the acceptance of digital learning. Next, 200 questionnaires are expected to be distributed to indigenous society. The questionnaires will be analyzed both descriptive and structured equation modelling (SEM), applying SmartPLS software version 28, and hoped the output of the research can contribute to their development for a better life.
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