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Exploring Gender Differences on General and Specific Computer Self-Efficacy in Mobile Learning Adoption:

Yukun Bao; Tao Xiong; Zhongyi Hu; Mboni Kibelloh;
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  • Published: 17 Feb 2014
Abstract
Reasons for contradictory findings regarding the gender moderate effect on computer self-efficacy in the adoption of e-learning/mobile learning are limited. Recognizing the multilevel nature of the computer self-efficacy (CSE), this study attempts to explore gender differences in the adoption of mobile learning, by extending the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) with general and specific CSE. Data collected from 137 university students were tested against the research model using the structural equation modeling approach. The results suggest that there are significant gender differences in perceptions of general CSE, perceived ease of use and behavioral intentio...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONHardware_ARITHMETICANDLOGICSTRUCTURES
free text keywords: Computer Science - Computers and Society, Education, Computer Science Applications, Computer literacy, Pedagogy, Educational technology, Applied psychology, Self-efficacy, Usability, business.industry, business, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Structural equation modeling, Salient, Computer science, Technology acceptance model
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