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Adoption of cloud computing in higher education institutions in Nigeria

Ibrahim, Jibril Sahban (2014) Adoption of cloud computing in higher education institutions in Nigeria. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The study examines the adoption of cloud in the higher educational institution in Nigeria. The nine variable were used to examine the adoption of cloud computing in order to make a decision by HEIs management in Nigeria to see the usefulness to adopt cloud as well as the benefit and significance on cloud computing. The nine factors were examined in this study there are: relative advantage, compatibility, complexity, trailibility, top management, firm size, amount of information, pressure coercive and quality of internet connection. This study was adopted innovation diffusion theory. Technological, organizational environmental (TOE) and technology acceptance model to explain the adoption of cloud computing in HEIs in Nigeria. Quantitative method was used to collect data by distributing the questionnaire to 200 people from higher education institutions in Nigeria. The finding in this study was used smart (PLS) to analyze the date which seven variable were supported and the three were not support to explain the adoption of cloud computing in higher education in Nigeria. this study was carried out in the higher educational institutions in Nigeria to adopt cloud computing, this study is limit on generalize the findings. this study encourage the management in HEIs to make move on cloud computing to their education by a start from trailability to perceive the benefit on cloud computing.this study is contribute to the higher educational institutions to try to adopt cloud computing as new technology to transform and seeing what way to benefit to their educational system. This study recommends to the management to support and make the decision to adopt cloud computing without their support no cloud computing adoption.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: cloud computing, technology-organisation-enveronment(TOE),innovation diffusion theory(IDT), technology acceptance theory (TAM)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA71-90 Instruments and machines
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2015 02:29
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 04:24
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4658

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