KATILIMCILAR KİTLESEL AÇİK ÇEVRİMİÇİ DERSLERE NEDEN KATİLİYORLAR? ATADEMİX ÖRNEĞİ
Bu çalışmada Kitlesel Açık Çevrimiçi Derslerdeki (KAÇD) katılımcıların KAÇD’ye katılım nedenlerini performans beklentisi, çaba beklentisi, kolaylaştırıcı şartlar ve sosyal faktörler açılarından tespit etmek ve KAÇD’den haberdar oldukları kaynakları belirlemek amaçlanmıştır. Araştırmada nicel araştırma yöntemlerinden tarama yöntemi temel alınmıştır. Çalışmanın örneklemini Atatürk Üniversitesi’nin KAÇD platformu olan Atademix’teki kurslarda yer alan ve uygun örnekleme yöntemiyle seçilmiş 698 katılımcı oluşturmaktadır. Bu katılımcılar Atademix’teki kurslardan en az birine kayıtlı katılımcılardan oluşmaktadır. Bu çalışmada veri toplama aracı olarak anket kullanılmıştır. Anketin yapısı oluşturulurken Teknoloji Kabul ve Kullanım Birleştirilmiş Modeli kullanılmıştır. Bu modelde performans beklentisi, çaba beklentisi, kolaylaştırıcı şartlar ve sosyal faktörler boyutları yer almaktadır. Verilerin analizinde betimsel istatistiki yöntemler kullanılmıştır. Katılımcıların en çok sosyal medya aracılığı ile KAÇD’den haberdar oldukları tespit edilmiştir. Katılımcıların KAÇD’ye performans beklentisi, çaba beklentisi ve kolaylaştırıcı şartlar nedenleriyle katılımını belirleyen maddelerin ortalamalarının yüksek olduğu ve sosyal faktörün diğer faktörlere oranla ortalamasının düşük olduğu belirlenmiştir.
WHY INDIVIDUALS PARTICIPATE IN MOOC? ATADEMIX SAMPLE
this study, it is aimed to determine the reasons why the participants
participate to Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in terms of performance,
effort, social, and facilitating and the sources they heard about MOOC. The
survey method was used in this study. The sample of the study was consisted of
698 participants selected at the courses of MOOC called Atademix, from Atatürk
University and selected by convenience sampling method. These
participants registered at least one of the courses in Atademix. Atademix is
the first institutional MOOC from Atatürk University with technical
infrastructure and experience in Turkey. The courses are taught via the
Internet by using various course materials and exercises / applications in
Atademix. Courses in the program are designed to support active participation
by using presentations, interactive videos, discussion forums, assignments and
end-of-course projects as well as lecture notes. In this study, questionnaire
was used as data collection tool. Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of
Technology Model was used while constructing the questionnaire. This model
include performance, effort, social, and facilitating. Descriptive statistical
methods were used in the analysis of the data. It has been determined that most
of the students are informed by MOOC through social media. Participants were
found to have a high average of the items that determine participation for
reasons of performance, effort,f acilitating, and the social factor was lower
than the other factors.
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