Students Acceptance of Mobile Learning for Higher Education in Saudi Arabia

Document Type : Original Article


Prince Sultan College for Tourism & Business, Saudi Arabia



Mobile learning is the next step in the development of distance learning. Widespread access to mobile devices and the opportunity to learn regardless of time and place make the mobile learning an important tool for lifelong learning. The research objectives are to examine the possibility of acceptance in mobile learning (m-Learning) and study main factors that affect using m- Learning that focus on higher education students in Saudi Arabia. The researcher used a quantitative approach survey of 80 students. The modified acceptance framework that based on the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) model is adopted to determine the factors that influence the students’ intention to use m-Learning. The results from statistical analysis show that the acceptance level of students on m-Learning is in the high level.