THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
SYSTEMS OF E- LEARNING
Hamid Al Jufri, Jufri
This study aims to generate the effectiveness of information technology system of elearning
in order to improve the quality of learning. This research is motivated by the
vision and mission of UHAMKA. E-Learning is potential to make the learning
process more effective because either students or teachers are significantly benefited
in terms of place, flexibility, and enable learning activities anytime, anywhere, and
can be repeated. It is more efficient so that the productivity of activities is more.
Besides, it saves the cost of education, especially for students outside the city. In the
e-learning, it is not required additional specific software on the computer, as long as
the computer is equipped with an Internet connection.
Supporting theory used in this study are: theories about the effectiveness of the
information technology system of e-learning as proposed by Iivary (2005), Reymond
Mc Leod (2007), David Garvin, Jayce Rowe, Ralph Neal, (2000), Liu , Arnett (2000),
Molla, Lickers (2001), Glossary (2001), Vaughan Waller (2001), Kamarga (2002).
This research was conducted by the research approach of multivariate statistical
methods dependencies of Structural Equation Model (SEM). This research was
conducted by using quantitative data and positivism approaches. The data collection
was used survey techniques in the form of questionnaires. The population of this
research is the students of Master of Education Administration, University of
Muhammadiyah PROF. DR. HAMKA, total of 1117 people, and 102 people as
sample which consisted of 45 females and 57 males.
The results showed that the effectiveness of the information technology system of elearning
significantly helps students in learning and acquiring learning outcomes
higher (P> 0.95). E-Learning is able to improve the effectiveness of performance of
faculty and students because of the utilization of space, time, cost, and energy was
more efficient. Therefore, e-learning based model is effective to improve the quality
of teaching and learning