Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2319-8834

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Abstract

Pedagogical Factors Influencing Online Assessments Use: A Case Study with Business Research Method Subject at a Malaysian Private University

Asmah Zakaria & Adibah Zainualdin

The main aim of this action research is to determine relationships between usefulness of feedback, learning flexibility, attitude towards online assessments and intention to use online assessments. Another aim of the study is to establish relationships between the independent variables, actual use of online assessments and students’ achievements. The respondents are 160 students registered in Business Research Method during semester September 2013. Results of the study show that there are significant relationships between the three selected variables and intention to use online assessments. Significant relationships are also found between the selected variables and actual use of online assessments. Attitude towards online assessments is found to be the most significant predictor variable affecting both intention and actual use. No significant relationship is found between any of the selected predictor variable and students’ achievements in the subject

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