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ERIC Number: EJ1157563
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Student Satisfaction with Using Online Discussion Forums at Saudi Universities
Alzahrani, Majed Gharmallah
World Journal of Education, v7 n2 p1-10 2017
This study aims to investigate student satisfaction with using online discussion forums (ODFs). It also aims to examine the relationships between student satisfaction with using ODFs and student demographics as well as with their experience with ICT and online education. Data are collected from 2171 students from four leading universities at Saudi Arabia through using an online survey. Overall, the results indicate that students are satisfied with using ODFs in their learning. In addition, student satisfaction with using ODFs had significant relationships with the majority of student demographics and experience with ICT variables. Interestingly, all student experience with online education variables had significant and positive relationships with student satisfaction with using ODFs. However, factors such the availability of the Internet, preference of traditional learning, life commitments, and experience with ICT and online education may affect student satisfaction with using ODFs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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