Table 1

Definitions of the different constructs used in the present study
Construct Definition
Perceived usefulness (PU) Extent to which a student believes the software will improve his or her ability to perform dental implant planning
Perceived ease of use (PEU) Extent to which a student believes using the dental implant planning software will improve his or her performance
Perceived behavioral control (PBC) Students’ beliefs about the presence or absence of requisite resources and opportunities that influence using the implant planning software
Subjective norm (SN) Students’ perception of what other people, who are important to them, feel about adopting the dental implant planning software
Attitude (A) Students’ positive and negative feelings using the dental implant planning software
Behavioral intention (intention to use, BI) Students’ beliefs about expected utilization of the dental implant planning system

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Nkenke et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:90   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-90

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