ICoSI 2019 Conference

Exploring Online Media Usage for Religious Activity on the Pesantren in Java: Planned Behavior Theory
Salmah Faatin

Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Kudus
Jl. Conge Ngembalrejo Po Box. 51 Kudus 59322


The rapid development of internet or online technology can be utilized for every human activities as well as for Pesantren. Most of Pesantren in Indonesia are not fully utilized the internet for their activities. The E-pesantren concept can provide more benefits for pesantren. Therefore this article is aim to reveal the understanding about the factor who influence the pesantren tenants get involve in online religious activity. An online surveys conduct in three pesantren based on Central Java. Through the application of Theory of Planned Behavior, it is revealed five important predictors of online religious engagement, namely Internet perceptions, subjective norms of pesantren, internet self-efficacy, the level of religiosity in boarding schools, and the use of offline media for religious purposes.

Keywords: e-pesantren, planned behaviortheory, religious activity

Topic: International Conference on Islamic Studies in the Digital Era

Link: https://ifory.id/abstract-plain/JdtVe9cQ3mDH

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