The Role of ICT in Engaging with the Institution: A Learners Perspective
AbstractThis study explores students’ perception of the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Moodle in the teaching and learning process at the pre-degree level at the University of the South Pacific (USP). A total of 80 Blended mode students from the pre-degree level were given a Likert scale questionnaire to express their perceptions of ICT and Moodle at the university. Cron Bach Alpha Test in SPSS was used to find the reliability of the data from the Likert scale. These perceptions were then correlated with students' Moodle Logs and academic achievements (marks). The association of these perceptions with the Moodle Logs and academic achievements was calculated using Spearmen’s Rank Correlation Coefficient Test in SPSS. It was found that few perceptions correlated with students’ Moodle Logs, academic achievements, and with each other. The Cron Bach Alpha Test showed that the data from the Likert scale was reliable. It was found that students at pre-degree have positive perceptions about ICT and Moodle at USP and some of these have correlations with students’ Moodle Logs, academic achievements, and with each other. KEYWORDS: Engagement, Institution, Learner Perspective, Moodle, Moodle Logs
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