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 Volume 10, Issue 6 (June 2023), Pages: 137-149


 Original Research Paper

From traditional to tech-savvy: An empirical investigation of students' actual use of LMS in Saudi universities


 Abdulsalam Alquhaif 1, Mohammed Abdulrab 2, Redhwan Qasem Rashed 3, Yaser Hasan Al-Mamary 4, *, Fawaz Jazim 3, Shirien Gaffar Abdalraheem 3, Malika Anwar Siddiqui 3, Aliyu Alhaji Abubakar 5


 1Department of Accounting, College of Business Administration, University of Ha'il, Hail, Saudi Arabia
 2Management Department, Community College of Qatar, Doha, Qatar
 3Department of English, College of Arts, University of Ha'il, Hail, Saudi Arabia
 4Department of Management and Information Systems, College of Business Administration, University of Ha'il, Hail, Saudi Arabia
 5Department of Business Administration, Gombe State University, Gombe, Nigeria

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The primary objective of this research endeavor is to comprehensively comprehend the impact of identified research factors on students' intentions to utilize learning management systems (LMS) in Saudi Arabian universities. In order to achieve this objective, the study has incorporated two prominent motivational models, namely the DeLone and McLean Model, and the technology acceptance model (TAM). The hypothesized relationships were succinctly depicted and experimentally validated through a sample of 224 students from Saudi Arabian universities. The findings of the study reveal significant correlations among all the proposed hypotheses. The research model employed in this project demonstrates that system quality, information quality, service quality, perceived usefulness, perceived enjoyment, and perceived ease of use exert direct influence on university students' intentions to employ LMS. Moreover, the research model highlights that the intention to use LMS significantly impacts actual usage behavior. By developing an innovative and integrated model for gauging students' genuine individual intentions to use LMS, this research paper makes a valuable contribution to the existing literature.

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 Keywords: Technology adoption, Intention, LMS, Perceived usefulness

 Article History: Received 14 January 2023, Received in revised form 24 April 2023, Accepted 24 April 2023


This research has been funded by Scientific Research Deanship at the University of Ha’il-Saudi Arabia through project number RG-21 010.

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 Conflict of interest: The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.


 Alquhaif A, Abdulrab M, Rashed RQ, Al-Mamary YH, Jazim F, Abdalraheem SG, Siddiqui MA, and Abubakar AA (2023). From traditional to tech-savvy: An empirical investigation of students' actual use of LMS in Saudi universities. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 10(6): 137-149

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