Factors Affecting Deaf Students of Using E- Learning According to the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)
This study aimed to know the factors affecting the deaf students’ of using synchronous and asynchronous e-learning according to the technology acceptance model (TAM). It also aimed to know the impact of TAM elements (perceived ease of use - perceived usefulness - behavioral intention to use - actual use of technology) on deaf students' use of e-learning. The study used the descriptive survey method, which is considered one of the most appropriate approaches for the current study, it is based on describing the true reality of the phenomenon and then analyzing the results and building conclusions in the light of the current reality. As a result of the study, the most important factors affecting the deaf students of using e-learning according to the technology acceptance model were the perceived usefulness factor, followed by the behavioral intention to use factor, then the actual use of e-learning, and finally the perceived ease of use factor.
Key Words: learning, motivation, technology acceptance and adoption models.
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