’Learning on the Move’: The Behavioural Intentions of Nigerian Students With Disabilities
Volume 06 - Issue 01
Jeremiah Adeniran Adetoro Maruff Akinwale Oladejo Stephen Adebanjo OyebadePages: 1-10 Download Count : 53 View Count: 39
This study investigated the behavioural intentions of Nigerian Students With Disabilities (SWDs) to adopt Mobile Learning (ML). The descriptive survey design was used. Data were collected through structured, validated and reliable questionnaires from a total of 104 purposively selected SWDs. Two research questions and one null hypothesis guided the study. Multiple Regression Analysis (MRA) and Independent t-test were used for data analysis. Findings revealed that the five factors namely computer self-efficacy, perceived usefulness, computing skills, ease of use, and enabling environment jointly contributed 5.3% to the variance in behavioural intention to adopt mobile learning among SWDs. Also, the relative contributions of each of the explanatory variables in order of importance are computer self-efficacy (β=.331), perceived usefulness (β=.201), computing skills (β=.111), perceived ease of use (β=.086), and enabling environment (β=.012). Significant differences in behavioural intentions to adopt mobile learning among SWDs were established based on gender (t-cal =. 303; df =102; p<.05). Although, mobile learning is still considered as a new technological innovation worldwide, its usage has grown tremendously. It is therefore recommended among others that ML providers should develop more friendly and easy to use ML systems and devices for the SWDs. The SWDs should develop positive computer self-efficacy beliefs and improve upon their computing skills.
- Students with disabilities
- Computer self-efficacy
- Computing skills
- Perceived ease of use