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Measuring Students’ Perceptions Of Online Learning In Higher Education

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Ayman Bassam Nassoura



Online Learning, Instructor Characteristics, Social Presence, Instructional Design, Trust.



Online learning has become a global platform for collaboration. In search of better economical ways to train and educate people, universities and enterprises have expanded their use of online learning. The purpose of this paper is to measure students' perceptions of online learning in higher education. Data was collected by distributing a questionnaire among 300 students from different universities in the UAE to measure the critical factors. This paper attempted to measure critical aspects such as, instructor characteristics (IC), social presence (SP), instructional design (ID), and trust (TR). The results indicated that the critical factors influence students’ perceptions. This work will benefit designers, teachers, and universities to create a more effective online curriculum.



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