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Recognition of Factors Affecting Students Trust in Virtual Universities Using Delphi Method

Mohammad Ali Sarlak and Ali Reza Aliahmadi

Abstract

At the present time in Islamic Republic of Iran the Virtual Universities are operating beside the Non- virtual universities. The problem that virtual universities now confront is low level of students trust which applying to these universities. The current research tries to recognize factors affecting students trust in Virtual Universities using Delphi Method. This qualitative study examined the opinions of a diverse group of participating experts in the area of information technology and virtual universities. Data were collected through a Delphi methodology during which four rounds of Delphi were administered to determine the Factors affecting students Trust in Virtual Universities.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 5 No. 11, 2008, 1467-1473

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2008.1467.1473

Submitted On: 22 October 2007 Published On: 30 November 2008

How to Cite: Sarlak, M. A. & Aliahmadi, A. R. (2008). Recognition of Factors Affecting Students Trust in Virtual Universities Using Delphi Method . American Journal of Applied Sciences, 5(11), 1467-1473. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2008.1467.1473

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Keywords

  • Virtual Universities
  • trust
  • Delphi method