An Exploratory Performance on the Determinants of Cloud-based E-Learning Adoption by ICT Professionals: A Nigerian Perspective


  • Abubakar Magira Tom
  • Wiwied Virgiyanti
  • Wan Rozaini


Cloud-based e-learning is an emerging method of delivering leaning contents via a virtualized environment as well as sharing and collaboration of computing resources, thus, offering an enhanced performance and availability of e-learning resources 24/7. With the level and increment of students seeking entrance into the Nigerian Higher Education Institutions and the limited IT resources, the use of Cloud-Based E-learning would contribute to providing education for all. Therefore, this paper aims to assess the determinants of Infrastructure as-a service-Based e-learning intention to adoption model by the ICT directorates. The study utilized and amalgamated the Technology, Organization, and Environment with the Diffusion of Innovation theory. The data were collected from 454 ICT directorates top managers. The data were analyzed using SPSS and SmartPLS software. The findings showed that relative advantage and service provider support should be considered by decision-makers in the universities, service providers and government to promote the adoption of cloud computing services for e-learning.