Investigation of Factors Influencing Students' Intentions to Use the Internet: Jordanian Universities Context

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Investigation of Factors Influencing Students' Intentions to Use the Internet: Jordanian Universities Context

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dc.contributor.author Awadh, Muhammad en_US
dc.contributor.author Al-Adaileh, Raid Mohammed en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T12:41:25Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T12:41:25Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Studies of Business and Economics, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 2, Pages 47-62. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/6845
dc.description.abstract The increasing use of information technology (IT) applications within universities context increases the importance of exploring cognitive and psychological factors that might influence successful introduction and usage of IT. Consideration of these factors including students' intention to use IT is receiving a huge interest in recent literature to avoid what so called the technological disenfranchisement. Accordingly, the present study investigates certain attitudinal factors that may influence the students' (beneficiary) intentions to use the Internet. The factors investigated in this study include perceived ease of use, perceived usefulness, trust, self-efficacy, and privacy. Accordingly, this study is an attempt to framework these factors within the context of Jordanian universities as an example from a developing countries context where the scarce of the available literature is a major concern. The findings of this study emphasis the importance of perceived usefulness, user's self-efficacy and privacy as determinants for students' intentions to use the Internet. Other factors including perceived ease of use and trust were excluded from the proposed framework due to their none significant effect on students' intentions to use the Internet. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Inverstigation of Factors en_US
dc.title Investigation of Factors Influencing Students' Intentions to Use the Internet: Jordanian Universities Context en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 47-62 en_US
dc.identifier.issue 2 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 12 en_US

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