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Analysis of Factors for Learning Satisfaction Based on Gender in Online Graduate University Settings
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  • Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
  • Volume 14, Issue 4,  2016, pp.33-42
  • Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
  • DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2016.14.4.33
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Analysis of Factors for Learning Satisfaction Based on Gender in Online Graduate University Settings
Kim, Mid-eum; Lim, Keol;
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This study aimed to understand the differences of the factors for learning satisfaction (learning content, system, interaction, instructor personality, and instructional context) between males and females in online graduate university settings. To examine the research objectives, a total of 88 graduate students attending online universities in Seoul, Korea participated in the survey. Among them, 66 valid responses were used for the analyses using the SPSS 21.0 statistical package. In order to figure out the differences of the factors in gender, Multivariate Analysis of Variance(MANOVA) was conducted with the five dependent factors. As a result, interaction was found to be a significant variable implying that females more actively participated in communication process. Finally, possible reasons for the results were described and suggestions were raised.
Online Education;Online Graduate University;Online Graduate Students;Gender;Learning Satisfaction Factors;
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