The Partial Test of UTAUT Model to Explain the Influence of Variables on the Intention to Adopt the Mobile Learning in Higher Education
Densingh Joshua Israel1, R. Velu2
1Mr, Densingh Joshua Israel, SRM School of Management, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.
2Dr. Velu R, SRM School of Management, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.
Manuscript received on 02 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 June 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 June 2019 | PP: 1076-1082 | Volume-8 Issue-8, June 2019 | Retrieval Number: H6575068819/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: The partial test of UTAUT Model to explain influence of the variables on intention to adopt the Mobile Learning in higher education at Chennai” is a descriptive study attends to investigate the UTAUT factors; Performance Expectancy, Effort Expectancy, Social Factors and Facilitating Conditions influence on the students intention towards Mobile learning (M Learning). The objective of the study is to identify factors which has more relations to the behavioral intention to the use of mobile learning. The students studying in the colleges in the city of Chennai were taken as sample to study the objective. Survey questionnaire were sent to the students of colleges in Chennai using the Google Form. The theoretical framework of the study relies on the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT). This model had been widely used and accepted in the study of technology acceptance. The study sheds light on the influence of PE, EE, SF and FC influence on the M learning and adoption among the undergraduate and post graduate students. The interesting inference was that SL had more influence on the behavioural intention of adopting mobile learning.
Keyword: Higher education and Technology, Mobile learning, UTAUT, Youth Adoption of Technology.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems.