Key Influencing Factors for Adopting E-learning Platforms of Private University Students’ in Bangladesh
Journal of Business and Economic Development
Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017, Pages: 94-98
Received: Oct. 31, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 5, 2016; Published: Jan. 23, 2017
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Alrafa Akter, Department of Business Administration, Northern University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Shobnom Munira, Department of Business Administration, Northern University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Khaled Amin, Department of Business Administration, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract
Now a days-learning is gaining popularity in many universities world wide. A successful e learning implementation mostly depends on understanding its needs as well as willingness of all stakeholders in particular e-learning environment. In a developing country like Bangladesh, e-learning is not widely used by many institutions as such students are unaware of the benefits of using e-learning. This study has been conducted with the aim of identifying the key influencing factors affecting e- learning adoption in Bangladesh. A total number of 180 students were selected randomly, and provided with structured questionnaires after conducting couple of FGDs(focused grouped discussion) and in depth interviews in a classroom environment. SPSS software was used to conduct reliability test and factor analyses. The study found that the e-learning platforms are useful, but not an easy way to adopt in Bangladesh. The pitfall can be overcome by providing intensive training in order to improve the limit of knowledge and skills of students in Bangladesh.
Keywords
E-learning, E-willingness, Higher Education, Developing Country
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Alrafa Akter, Shobnom Munira, Khaled Amin, Key Influencing Factors for Adopting E-learning Platforms of Private University Students’ in Bangladesh, Journal of Business and Economic Development. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 94-98. doi: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.14
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