Healthcare Academicians' Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions Towards E-learning in a Private Healthcare University in Malaysia

International Journal of Nursing and Health Science
© 2022 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal
Volume 8 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Annamma K, Puziah Y, Aini A
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Annamma K, Puziah Y, Aini A, "Healthcare Academicians' Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions Towards E-learning in a Private Healthcare University in Malaysia," SSRG International Journal of Nursing and Health Science, vol. 8,  no. 2, pp. 26-32, 2022. Crossref,


E-learning has been adopted globally by all educational institutions, from schools to Higher learning institutes, to facilitate teaching, learning, and assessment. Therefore, this research aims to assess academicians' attitudes and behavioural intentions toward E-learning, mainly on the Moodle-based Learning Management System (LMS). This cross-sectional survey study includes 38 academicians from one private healthcare university college in Malaysia. A validated which was adopted and adapted was used for data collection. The questionnaire had three dimensions to measure academicians' attitudes and behavioural intentions toward E-learning. The data was collected using Google forms. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used for the data analysis. The result shows that academicians had positively rated the usefulness of E-learning and the benefits of E-learning. The respondents also rated the behavioural intentions to develop and ruse E-learning positively. All the respondents (100%) agreed that E-learning enhances teaching and learning. The majority (76%) also agreed that E-learning makes teaching the learning process easy, quick and friendly for academicians and students. Most (86%) agreed that E-learning can be motivating for learners and compatible with today's life. The other perceptions were that E-learning offers flexibility (84%) and recommend for all courses (87%). The respondents also agreed that University is a better place (92%)with more E-learning. All respondents (100%) agreed that more effort is needed for developing more E-learning resources, especially the need for more training related to the technical aspects. Providing quality E-learning platforms and experiences can help improve the E-learning experience of both the teachers and learners and promote satisfaction and grade expectations of the learners of higher education institutions. Given the characteristics of healthcare training students, developing and applying an effective and viable E-learning educational program is necessary to sustain motivation and produce the desired learning outcome, especially in the post-pandemic era.


E-learning, Online learning, Blended learning, Distance learning, Online education.


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