A Factors Affecting the Use of Mobile Learning in Higher Education: An Iranian Context

  • Mohsen Haji Zeinolabedini Shahid Beheshti University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
  • hamed abbasi kasani phd student of shahid beheshti university
  • Fardin Salemian Allameh Tabatabai University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
  • Amin raisi Shahid Beheshti University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
  • Khaled Mirahmadi Shahid Beheshti University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to investigate the factors influencing the use of mobile learning in the higher education milieu. The research has used the descriptive survey methodology. The participants in this study were 265 professors at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. These participants were chosen randomly. The data were collected by a questionnaire consisting of 42 questions. The questionnaire was developed through a review of existing literature in this field. The reliability of the questionnaire was measured 0/89, using the Cronbach's alpha with SPSS software. To analyze the data and identify the factors, the exploratory factor analysis was run. The results revealed the factors affecting the use of mobile learning in higher education from the perspective of teachers, including technical and technological factors, Attitude factors, personal factors, skills and knowledge factors.


Keywords: Higher education, mobile learning, contributing factors, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran.

Author Biographies

Mohsen Haji Zeinolabedini, Shahid Beheshti University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

Shahid Beheshti University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

Fardin Salemian, Allameh Tabatabai University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

Allameh Tabatabai University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

Amin raisi, Shahid Beheshti University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

Shahid Beheshti University (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

Published
2020-03-10
How to Cite
HAJI ZEINOLABEDINI, Mohsen et al. A Factors Affecting the Use of Mobile Learning in Higher Education: An Iranian Context. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 1, p. 109-116, mar. 2020. ISSN 2241-1925. Available at: <http://www.qqml.net/index.php/qqml/article/view/603>. Date accessed: 04 apr. 2020.