Factors Affecting Behavioural Intentions in the Use of Mobile Learning in Higher Education

  • Nighat Parveen NUML
  • Shazia Zamir NUML


The technological revolution in the recent era is adding up means of learning. The launch of 3G/4G technologies supplementing with the latest applications and software have made mobile devices an effective medium for learning. The portable devices are facilitating the newest trends of learning such as e-learning and online learning. This study aimed to explore factors affecting students’ behavioural intentions regarding the use mobile learning and to investigate the moderating role of age, gender and programs of studies in the use of mobile learning at higher education level. Data were collected from 45 students through a questionnaire. Statistical techniques like frequencies, mean, correlation coefficient, t-test and one-way ANOVA were used to analyze data. It was concluded that all respondents possessed behavioural intentions to learn through mobile devices. There was no significant difference between the behavioural intentions of male and female respondents for using mobile learning. No significant difference was observed in behavioural intensions of respondents from different age groups and respondents enrolled in different programs to use mobile learning. It is recommended that management of higher education may design and implement the use of mobile devices in learning at higher education.

Author Biographies

Nighat Parveen, NUML

Ph. D. Scholar, Department of Education

Shazia Zamir, NUML

Assistant Professor, Department of Education