Effects of Opinion Leader Behavior on E-learning Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Social Intelligen

오피니언 리더의 행위가 온라인 학습에서 콘텐츠 만족도와 운영 만족도에 미치는 영향: 사회적 지능의 매개효과를 중심으로

  • Received : 2012.04.02
  • Accepted : 2012.04.27
  • Published : 2012.05.28


The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of opinion leader behavior on E-learning satisfaction on the mediating role of social intelligence. For the study, opinion leader behavior were defined two groups such as information mediated behavior, influence behavior and e-learning satisfaction were defined two groups such as contents satisfaction, operation satisfaction. On the basis of theoretical linkages between the constructs, a conceptual model and hypotheses were established. Data were collected from 153 graduated students by structured questionnaires. Collected data were analyzed by PLS(Partial Least Square) statistics program and findings are as follows. Empirical results indicate that opinion leader behavior has a positive impact on opinion leader's social intelligence, social intelligence has a positive impact on E-learning satisfaction. Opinion leader's social intelligence has partially mediated effect on the relationship between opinion leader behavior and E-learning satisfaction.


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