Interdisciplinary Journal of Virtual Learning in Medical Sciences

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Study of the Role of Individual, Cultural, and Organizational Factors in Acceptance of Information Technology Among Students of Urmia University

Hasan Galavandi 1 and Farugh Ahmadi 2 , *
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1 Faculty Member and Associate Professor of Education, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
2 Educational Administration, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
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  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Virtual Learning in Medical Sciences: March 2017, 8 (1); e14950
  • Published Online: March 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 30, 2017
  • Accepted: February 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijvlms.14950

To Cite: Galavandi H, Ahmadi F. Study of the Role of Individual, Cultural, and Organizational Factors in Acceptance of Information Technology Among Students of Urmia University, Interdiscip J Virtual Learn Med Sci. 2017 ; 8(1):e14950. doi: 10.5812/ijvlms.14950.

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