Internet self-efficacy and Internet usage - Testing a measurement and a structural model Conference Paper uri icon


  • Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Structural Equations Modeling are used to develop an instrument for Internet self-efficacy and other constructs to test the hypothesized relationships. It is shown that user's Internet self-efficacy is a statistically significant predictor of Internet usage. The theoretical background related to self-efficacy is discussed and several propositions are advanced. It is shown that training and Internet specific factors are correlated with the Internet self-efficacy.

author list (cited authors)

  • Dinev, T., & Koufteros, X.

publication date

  • December 2003