The role of perceived e-collaborative performance in an extended theory of planned behavior model

Wai Lun Eddie CHENG, Samuel Kai Wah CHU

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Abstract

Online web technologies are adopted to improve students' collaborative work. However, the factors that affect students' engagement in online collaboration (e-collaboration) have not been understood in previous studies. This research aimed to examine the extent to which students' intentions to e-collaborate can be explained by the theory of planned behavior. A sample of secondary and tertiary students was used (N = 175). The results from the partial least square approach to structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) indicated that the path coefficients of the relationships partially reinforced the a priori construction of the hypothesized model. In brief, attitudes toward e-collaboration and subjective norms were positively and significantly related to e-collaborative intentions, while perceived behavioral control indirectly predicted e-collaborative intentions via perceived e-collaborative performance. Research and practical implications have been presented in the paper. Copyright © 2016 IGI Global.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-40
JournalInternational Journal of e-Collaboration
Volume12
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016

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Cheng, E. W. L., & Chu, S. K. W. (2016). The role of perceived e-collaborative performance in an extended theory of planned behavior model. International Journal of e-Collaboration, 12(4), 24-40.

Keywords

  • Web technology
  • Group work
  • Perceived e-collaborative performance
  • PLS-SEM
  • Theory of planned behavior