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Online Education: An Exploratory Study among Working Adults in Logistics Industry
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Volume 3, 2016
Issue 5 (September)
Pages: 33-40   |   Vol. 3, No. 5, September 2016   |   Follow on         
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Salini Devi Rajendran, Department of Logistics, Faculty of Business & Information Science, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Kow Wen Ping, Department of Logistics, Faculty of Business & Information Science, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Chan Kah Yan, Department of Logistics, Faculty of Business & Information Science, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Online education is growing dramatically within adult learners. It enables learners to study without geographical or time constraints, providing benefits that may not be gained from classroom-based learning. This study aimed to investigate the working adults’ perceptions of online learning. 116 face-to-face interviews were conducted to collect the data. Data were analysed via SPSS. Findings confirmed that age and level of education have significant relationship with perception of E-learning. In addition, cost effective was one of the main factor which influence working adults’ intention to enrol in online education. The findings provide implications for education organisations to develop effective online education programs, attracting online learners.
Working Adults, Logistics Industry, Perception
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