Learning Management System Towards Learner's Independent Learning
- https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.52How to use a DOI?
- learning management system, affordability, independent learning, focus group, thematic analysis
This paper reports on an ongoing research project at International Islamic University College (IIUCS), Selangor, Malaysia where students from faculty of education are consulted to explicate their experiences utilizing Learning Management System (LMS). LMS is an online learning platform enables stu-dents to acquire knowledge with the help of technologies. One fo-cus group interview was conducted with 25 participants from Bachelor of Teaching English as a Second Language degree pro-gram. Data extracted from the verbatim was analyzed via the-matic analysis. Although the data collected is limited to a small sample, participants had provided insightful feedback, which is informing that LMS is a catalyst towards empowering learners to become independent learner. In an effort to produce quality and independent learners, LMS is seen as a means to assist educators in developing quality online internet based courses and websites as well as to fulfill students' needs in acquiring information any-where and anytime. It then concludes the adoption of LMS and puts forward suggestions for further research.
- © 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
- Open Access
- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).
Cite this article
TY - CONF AU - Kalthom Husain AU - Puziah Abd. Wahab AU - Mohd Faeez Ilias AU - Mohd Izzuddin Mohd Pisol AU - Fariza Hanan Muhammad PY - 2017/09 DA - 2017/09 TI - Learning Management System Towards Learner's Independent Learning BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Education, Science, and Technology (ICEST 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 155 EP - 157 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.52 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.52 ID - Husain2017/09 ER -