Perspectives of Students’ Behavior Towards Mobile Learning (M-learning) in Egypt: an Extension of the UTAUT Model


  • R. A. Ali School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
  • M. R. M. Arshad School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Volume: 6 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 1109-1114 | August 2016 |


The rapid development of third-generation (3G) mobile technologies has led to the emergence of a new kind of learning called mobile learning (m-learning). M-learning means the use of mobile devices to access learning materials at anytime and anywhere with the aid of mobile terminals and networks. This paper explores the possibility of applying m-learning for schools in Egypt through a proposed model of acceptance factors that may affect the students’ intentions to adopt m-learning. We use the original model of Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) and extended it with three new factors mobility, interactivity, and enjoyment.


behavioral intention, enjoyment, interactivity, mobility, mobile learning, students, UTAUT


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R. A. Ali and M. R. M. Arshad, “Perspectives of Students’ Behavior Towards Mobile Learning (M-learning) in Egypt: an Extension of the UTAUT Model”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1109–1114, Aug. 2016.


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