PERCEPTION TOWARDS ONLINE LEARNING AMONG STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA SARAWAK (UNIMAS)

Choo, Xin Zhu (2021) PERCEPTION TOWARDS ONLINE LEARNING AMONG STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA SARAWAK (UNIMAS). [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Covid-19 pandemic is a factor that lead the changes of learning method among students from face-to-face learning method to online learning. Difference students may have difference perceptions towards online learning in their learning journey. The purpose of the research was to explore the perception towards online learning among students in UNIMAS. Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) is a modal that play an important role to aid the researcher in analysing and progressing the research. The TAM-based questionnaire had been modified to collect the data and UNIMAS students were selected as target population for this research. Due to the implementation of Movement Control Order (MCO) during this pandemic, the researcher decided to use the Google Form as a platform to collect data from the respondents. The collected data based on the research questions of the study will be then analysed by the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Based on the indicated likely scale in the questionnaire, the higher the score of each question, the higher the agreement or positive perception towards the terms of TAM models among students. There are 4 terms indicate in the TAM models, including perception of usefulness, perception of ease of use, attitudes and intentions. Among the terms, the researcher indicated the Descriptive Statistics for each of the terms and indicate Welch’s t-test to study the terms, including perception of ease of use and attitudes to perceived in whether there would be any difference between gender of UNIMAS students towards online learning. There were 231 students participated in this research. 181 of them were female students and the rest are 50 male students. Majority showed positively perceived usefulness and ease of use towards the terms in the features of online learning and easy usage of online learning platform. The term, perception of ease of use indicate no significant difference in students’ perception of ease of use based on gender. Besides, another term, attitude, can be indicated as the opinion of online learning and it was shown that most of the students had positive attitudes towards online learning. A test was conducted to have a clearer picture on the attitudes of students and gender and the test result reflected a significant difference in students’ attitudes towards online learning based on gender. In the research study, majority supported the hybrid learning mode in their future and the reasons of the preferred learning methods of the students had been explored as well.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BPH) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2021.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online Learning, Synchronous Learning, Asynchronous Learning, Hybrid Learning, Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), Perception of Usefulness, Perception of Ease of Use, Attitudes, Intentions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Dan
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2022 01:35
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2022 01:35
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/37703

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