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Table 2 Rotated Component Matrix and Cronbach’s Alpha of the Acceptance of e-learning Constructs

From: Students’ acceptance and readiness for E-learning in Northeastern Thailand

Constructs Items α Factors
1 2 3
Performance Expectancy E-learning would help me improve my academic performance. 0.80 0.25 0.75 0.22
E-learning would allow me to do more work in less time.   0.15 0.38 0.66
E-learning would make it easier to do my school work.   -0.01 0.43 0.62
E-learning will be useful for my career.   0.14 0.40 0.61
Effort Expectancy Learning to use e-learning would be easy for me. 0.82 0.20 0.62 0.49
I would find it easy to use e-learning without much help.   0.42 0.60 0.21
It would be easy for me to become skillful at using e-learning.   0.23 0.68 0.39
I would find e-learning easy to use.   0.29 0.16 0.74
Attitude I think e-learning is a good idea for students. 0.80 0.63 0.24 0.54
I think e-learning is a good idea for universities.   0.62 0.13 0.45
I am interested in using e-learning.   0.38 0.02 0.68
Image I think that people who use e-learning are getting better education than those who do not. 0.87 0.69 0.18 0.38
I think that people who use e-learning have good reputation.   0.84 0.15 0.10
Using e-learning is good for my reputation.   0.83 0.20 0.04
Students in my school who use e-learning are known and respected more than others.   0.72 0.33 0.24
Social Influence My parents will like it if I choose to enroll in an online class. n/a 0.37 0.23 0.45
Compatibility E-learning would allow me to learn what I want, when I want. 0.51 0.14 0.80 0.08
I feel that e-learning is at least equal quality to classroom learning.   0.52 0.19 0.49