A Study on Older Adult Students’ Behavioural Intention and Learning Satisfaction of Blended e-Learning Course at the Active Aging University

Horng-Jyh Chen, Chien-Jen Liu, Chien-Liang Lin, Yi-Fang Chen, Hung-Liang Chen

Abstract

Recently, the blended e-learning is implemented in many fields more and more popularly. In this paper, the program of ceramics teaching at the Active Aging University is also applied blended e-learning without exception in order to raise older adult students’ behavioural intention and learning satisfaction. Because of the unfamiliar with IT technology application for these older adult students the different results from most of younger students in this investigation are expected. In this study, the questionnaire is designed for 44 older adult students whose ages are all over 55 years old. The teaching experiment of blended e-learning for ceramics teaching course is performed at the Active Aging University in the southern of Taiwan. And the Structural Equation Model (SEM) quantitative analysis is carried out that the conclusions are got with the perceived usefulness of learning contents has positive relationship with learning satisfaction. Also, the perceived ease of use for interfaces has positive relationship with the perceived usefulness of learning contents and learning satisfaction. Therefore, these conclusions could be applied to develop and design for all the blended e-learning programs at the Active Aging University with the best teaching and learning strategy in the future.

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Chen H., Liu C., Lin C., Chen Y. and Chen H. (2012). A Study on Older Adult Students’ Behavioural Intention and Learning Satisfaction of Blended e-Learning Course at the Active Aging University . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-23-5, pages 137-140. DOI: 10.5220/0004006801370140


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@conference{ice-b12,
author={Horng-Jyh Chen and Chien-Jen Liu and Chien-Liang Lin and Yi-Fang Chen and Hung-Liang Chen},
title={A Study on Older Adult Students’ Behavioural Intention and Learning Satisfaction of Blended e-Learning Course at the Active Aging University},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={137-140},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004006801370140},
isbn={978-989-8565-23-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012)
TI - A Study on Older Adult Students’ Behavioural Intention and Learning Satisfaction of Blended e-Learning Course at the Active Aging University
SN - 978-989-8565-23-5
AU - Chen H.
AU - Liu C.
AU - Lin C.
AU - Chen Y.
AU - Chen H.
PY - 2012
SP - 137
EP - 140
DO - 10.5220/0004006801370140