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ERIC Number: EJ892510
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1315
Factors Driving the Adoption of M-Learning: An Empirical Study
Liu, Yong; Li, Hongxiu; Carlsson, Christer
Computers & Education, v55 n3 p1211-1219 Nov 2010
Even if m-learning is spreading rapidly in many regions of the world, research addressing the driving factors of m-learning adoption is in short supply. Built on the Technology Acceptance Model, this paper proposes a hypothesized model of m-learning adoption. Employing structural equation modeling technology, the model was assessed based on the data collected from 230 participants using a survey questionnaire. Results indicate that perceived near-term/long-term usefulness and personal innovativeness have significant influence on m-learning adoption intention, while perceived long-term usefulness significantly affects the perceived near-term usefulness. Personal innovativeness is a predictor of both the perceived ease of use and perceived long-term usefulness as well. Of all variables, the perceived long-term usefulness contributes to the most influential predictor of m-learning adoption. The model accounts for approximately 60.8% of the variance of behavioural intention. The results indicted that offing high-quality contents complying with students' future targets is key to the success of m-learning in China. Both theoretical and practical implications are discussed. (Contains 4 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China