Determine Factors Influencing Mobile Learning Acceptance in Higher Education Institution of Malaysia: Online Based Learning

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Mobile learning (M-learning) is considered the next form of e-learning using mobile technologies to facilitate education for lecturers and learners anywhere and anytime. Engaging the M-learning services in the Malaysian higher education could improve the availability of education. People from many lifestyles nowadays use mobile phone for many purposes but mainly to communicate with one another. Thus, mobile technology has become a part of human life components. Then, aims to comprehend and ascertain the factors affecting the acceptance of M-learning among the students in Malaysia in the context of higher education institutions. In other words, to identify the factors that influences the acceptance of M-learning services among students, to identify the most influential variables under each factor that would predict the students’ acceptance of M-learning services, and to identify the relationship between compatibility and perceived ease of use on perceived usefulness. Students’ perspective is very important to investigate the use behaviour of M-learning in the higher education environment. The proposed research model for students’ acceptance of m-learning services is constructed base on literature review. The data will be gathered to encompass ideas and concepts facilitating the student readiness, culture, cost of service, which influence the acceptance of M-learning in the context of Private Universities in Malaysia.

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