Factors Affecting Students’ Intention to Use Massive Open Online Courses

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  • An Minh Ngoc Pham Can Tho FPT University, Vietnam
  • Thao Lai Phuong Pham Can Tho FPT University, Vietnam
  • Gam Hong Huynh Can Tho FPT University, Vietnam
  • Thu Hoang Minh Vo Can Tho FPT University, Vietnam
  • Anh Ngoc Kim Nguyen Can Tho FPT University, Vietnam
  • Tri Minh Tran Can Tho FPT University, Vietnam

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https://doi.org/10.52296/vje.2021.117

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Pham, A. M. N., Pham, T. L. P., Huynh, G. H., Vo, T. H. M., Nguyen, A. N. K., & Tran, T. M. (2021). Factors Affecting Students’ Intention to Use Massive Open Online Courses . Vietnam Journal of Education, 5(3), 63–71. https://doi.org/10.52296/vje.2021.117

Abstract

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) attract many researchers because of their massiveness, openness, machine and peer assessment, yet there are still many questions to be answered. This study was conducted at FPT University in Can Tho during the 2020-2021 academic year using the quantitative approach. A purposeful sampling technique was used to select 226 participants who partook at least one MOOC on the Coursera platform. The questionnaire consists of 18 items adapted from Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) developed by Davis (1989), and Learning Strategies, by Marton and Säljö (1976). The findings showed that perceived ease of use (PEOU), and perceived usefulness (PU) have a great impact on students’ intention to use MOOCs in the future, PU, however, has a stronger and more direct correlation to the acceptability of MOOCs. Furthermore, surface learning strategy has a negative effect on the intention to enroll in MOOCs while deep learning strategy was not significantly correlated with intended future use of MOOCs. More importantly, a valuable finding was that surface learning strategy was in inverse proportion to courses variable and it can be lessened. Our findings are expected to offer a multi-dimensional view for students, especially those in the current context as well as MOOCs developers in order to design curricula.

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2021-12-30

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Pham, A. M. N., Pham, T. L. P., Huynh, G. H., Vo, T. H. M., Nguyen, A. N. K., & Tran, T. M. (2021). Factors Affecting Students’ Intention to Use Massive Open Online Courses . Vietnam Journal of Education, 5(3), 63–71. https://doi.org/10.52296/vje.2021.117

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