The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
Understanding the quality factors that influence the continuance intention of students toward participation in MOOCs
Journal Article
Educational Technology Research and Development
Publisher SpringerLink
Volume 65, Issue 5, Number 5, Pages 1195–1214, Start page 1195
Published October 2017

ABSTRACT
The massive open online course (MOOC) is emerging as the new paradigm for modern education. The success of MOOCs depends on learners' continued usage. Drawing upon the information systems success model (IS success model) and technology acceptance model, a theoretical model for studying learners' continuance intentions toward participation in MOOCs was developed. Based on survey data from 294 respondents, structural equation modeling was employed to assess the model. The results of this analysis indicate that system quality, course quality, and service quality were significant antecedents of the continuance intention of individuals, and the effect of course quality and service quality were mediated by perceived usefulness. The results contribute to the extant literatures in the context of MOOCs learning by identifying the critical quality factors, and provide managerial guidelines for MOOCs utilization and generalization. The implications of the present findings for research and managerial practice are discussed.


ISSN: 1556-6501

Refereed: Yes
Rights: © Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2017



Click a star to be the first to rate this document


POST A COMMENT
SIMILAR RECORDS

Towards a model of engaging online students: Lessons from MOOCs and four policy documents
Hew, Khe Foon
The paper describes a model of engaging students in fully online or blended learning environments. To do this, I first discuss the notion of student engagement and how it relates to the Self-Determination Theory of ...
Match: MOOCs, e-learning

Integrating machine translation into MOOCs
Castilho, Sheila; Gaspari, Federico; Moorkens, Joss; Way, Andy; et al.
This paper presents TraMOOC (Translation for Massive Open Online Courses), a European research project developed with the intention of empowering international learners in the digital multilingual world by ...
Match: MOOCs, e-learning

Teaching project management on-line: Lessons learned from MOOCs
Falcao, Rita; Fernandes, Luis
Creating a course for teaching project management online in a full online distance-learning environment was a challenge. Working with adult learners from different continents that want to complete a Master degree was an ...
Match: MOOCs, e-learning

Technological developments and tertiary education delivery models: The arrival of MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses
Shrivastava, Avinash; Guiney, Peter
This paper aims to assist the New Zealand Ministry of Education, the Tertiary Education Commission and other decision-makers in the tertiary education sector to gain a better understanding of the newer ...
Match: e-learning, case study

Building open educational resources from the ground up: South Africa's free high school science texts
Petrides, Lisa; Jimes, Cynthia
The relatively new field of open educational resources (OER) is just now receiving more widespread attention and study. As such, there have been few opportunities thus far to share knowledge across program, ...
Match: e-learning, case study

Health OER: Lessons from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Donkor, Peter; Tagoe, Nadia
Information and communication technology (ICT) offers the opportunity to innovate on course content and teaching methods in order to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in tertiary education. One such ...
Match: e-learning, case study

Open Educational Resources: New possibilities for change and sustainability
Friesen, Norm
In an attempt to understand the potential of OER for change and sustainability, this paper presents the results of an informal survey of active and inactive collections of online educational resources, emphasizing data ...
Match: e-learning, case study

Open Educational Resources for management education lessons from experience
Humbert, Marc; Rébillard, Cécile; Rennard, Jean-Philippe
Open movements have gained increasing importance in various areas. In this paper we are interested in the particular case of Open Educational Resources (OER) and more specifically in the use of OER in Management ...
Match: e-learning, case study

Professional development through MOOCs in higher education institutions: Challenges and opportunities for PhD students working as mentors
Urrutia, Manuel León; Fielding, Sarah; White, Su
The advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has been altering the Higher Education landscape in recent years. This kind of courses are penetrating in an increasing number of universities, the majority of which do ...
Match: MOOCs

Satisfaction, preferences and problems of a MOOC participants
Bozkurt, Aras; Aydin, Cengiz Hakan
The MOOC phenomenon, which was an idea a short time ago, turned into practice and drew much attention as a disruptive innovation. On this ground, the purpose of this study is to explore and explain MOOCers’ attitudes ...
Match: MOOCs