You are here:

Factors Affecting University Students' Intention to Use Cloud Computing in Jordan

, University of Jeddah, Alkamil, Saudi Arabia ; , , The World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISE), Amman, Jordan

IJWLTT Volume 12, Number 1, ISSN 1548-1093 Publisher: IGI Global


The aim of this study is to examine the factors affecting students' intention to use cloud computing in the Jordanian universities. To achieve this purpose, a quantitative research approach which is a survey-based was deployed. Around 400 questionnaires were distributed randomly to Information Technology (IT) students at four universities in Jordan and only 236 valid questionnaires were received. Using multiple regression technique, the results revealed that perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, perceived security, perceived speed of access, and perceived cost of usage were significantly influencing the students' intention to accept and use cloud computing while the Affect was not. Furthermore, the results indicated that the developed model explains 50.4% of the variance in the students' intention to use cloud computing. Practically, the results of this study are considered fruitful for the universities and students to increase the usage of cloud computing in the educational settings.


Rababah, K., Khasawneh, M. & Nassar, B. (2017). Factors Affecting University Students' Intention to Use Cloud Computing in Jordan. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 12(1), 51-65. IGI Global. Retrieved February 19, 2020 from .