Proceedings of the 1st International Multi-Disciplinary Conference Theme: Sustainable Development and Smart Planning, IMDC-SDSP 2020, Cyperspace, 28-30 June 2020

Research Article

Exploring Student’s Acceptance of an EDMODO Learning Management System in Advanced Mobile Applications Course

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-6-2020.2298085,
        author={Nawar  Sultan and Mohammed Salim Al-Othman and Hasmek  Warttan},
        title={Exploring Student’s Acceptance of an EDMODO Learning Management System in Advanced Mobile Applications Course},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Multi-Disciplinary Conference Theme: Sustainable Development and Smart Planning, IMDC-SDSP 2020, Cyperspace, 28-30 June 2020},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={IMDC-SDSP},
        year={2020},
        month={9},
        keywords={technology acceptance model edmodo teaching learning blended classroom tam model lms},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-6-2020.2298085}
    }
    
  • Nawar Sultan
    Mohammed Salim Al-Othman
    Hasmek Warttan
    Year: 2020
    Exploring Student’s Acceptance of an EDMODO Learning Management System in Advanced Mobile Applications Course
    IMDC-SDSP
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-6-2020.2298085
Nawar Sultan1,*, Mohammed Salim Al-Othman2, Hasmek Warttan1
  • 1: Northern Technical University, Mosul Iraq
  • 2: Tishk International University, Erbil Iraq
*Contact email: nawarabd@ntu.edu.iq

Abstract

In the world where social media became its backbone, education should not be an exception. There are various types of online learning management systems which are like social media applications, with certain features tailored for eLearning education. Edmodo is a popular learning management system in the world and the Kurdistan region in Iraq. This study aims to inspect the factors influence using Edmodo learning management system to assist education in a blended classroom, by using an extended Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). This study included a total of 32 students, who attended the course of advanced mobile applications in a blended classroom environment. The results analysis using multiple regression analysis showed that the Edmodo learning management system was well-received where the quality of the scientific material acted as a good factor and was able to estimate utility and easy to use by the students. Regarding the Motivation factor, it was discovered that there was no significant association with the perception of usefulness. Also, it was found that students were pleased with Edmodo as a Learning Management System and it improved their programming skills through given assignments.