Success factors of engaging higher education students and staff with e-learning tools within Learning Management Systems

Zanjani, Nastaran (2015) Success factors of engaging higher education students and staff with e-learning tools within Learning Management Systems. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis explored the state of the use of e-learning tools within Learning Management Systems in higher education and developed a distinct framework to explain the factors influencing users' engagement with these tools. The study revealed that the Learning Management System design, preferences for other tools, availability of time, lack of adequate knowledge about tools, pedagogical practices, and social influences affect the uptake of Learning Management System tools. Semi structured interviews with 74 students and lecturers of a major Australian university were used as a source of data. The applied thematic analysis method was used to analyse the collected data.

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ID Code: 83940
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Geva, Shlomo, Nykvist, Shaun, & Edwards, Sylvia
Keywords: Blended learning, E-learning, Learning Management Systems, Student engagement, LMS success factors
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 01 Jun 2015 05:21
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 06:08

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