Factors Affecting the Innovation-Decision Process to Adopt Online Graduate Degree Program in Thailand (IEC2014). Siripen Pumahapinyo (1) Praweenya Suwannatthachote (2). (1) Lecturer from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Phetchaburi Rajabhat University, Phetchaburi, Thailand.
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Factors Affecting the Innovation-Decision Process to Adopt Online Graduate Degree Program in Thailand (IEC2014)
(1) Lecturer from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Phetchaburi Rajabhat University, Phetchaburi, Thailand
(2) Assistant Professor fromDepartment of Educational Technology and Communication, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
The places students use the Internet to access
According to the data, only 9% of students use the Internet in academic places. This indicated that learners in e-learning can access to e-learning in unlimited locations.
According to the data, most students access e-learning in Bangkok and closer area. They do not use the Internet outside the capital city.
According to the data, nature of the tools and equipment used as the medium of the Internet to access e-learning changes due to technological advances. Most learners can use portable devices and new technology such as tablet and smart phones.
Notice : Notebook PC and Tablet& Smarthphone have Similar proportion
From in-depth interviews with the students showed that they decided to accept full coursed e-learning from many reasons such as:
The findings are consistent with the following article.
Jung, I. (2010). The dimensions of e-learning quality: from the learner’s perspective.
Liao, Liu, Pi, and Chou (Liao, H.-L., Liu, S.-H., Pi, S.-M., & Chou, Y.-J. (2011). Factors Affecting Lifelong Learners’ Intention to Continue Using E-learning Website2011)
Suwannatthachote, P. (2010).Learners Supports System in distance learning: Chulalongkorn University
From the table can analyze that the students were satisfied with e-learning course that they are studying. They were strongly agreed in the course content and agreed with other factors such as instructor, the LMS system, interaction, Technology Support, The monitoring system and help, and the measurement and evaluation system.