Yıl 2019, Cilt 20 , Sayı 4, Sayfalar 117 - 134 2019-10-01

Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?

Francisco Antonio COELHO JUNIOR [1] , Erica de Aguiar BOTELHO [2] , Mariana Carolina Barbosa REGO [3] , Cristiane FAIAD [4] , Wilsa Maria RAMOS [5]


The purpose of this study was twofold. First, it aimed to determine whether there are differences in Brazilian students’ attitudes towards online learning compared to their purpose in seeking for this modality and the localization of the pole where they received face-to-face support. Second, it aimed to identify if Brazilian students’ attitudes towards online learning predict their self-perception of performance in the course. A correlational and explanatory quantitative approach was taken through a survey. Data was collected from 593 undergraduate students enrolled in the online public administration course offered by different Brazilian universities. Descriptive statistics, Pearson correlations, group comparison (ANOVA) and multiple linear regression were employed for data analysis. Findings revealed that there are differences between students’ attitudes compared to their purpose in seeking for online courses and compared to the localization of the pole where they received face-to-face support. Statistically significant differences were found for Favorable personnel and dispositional aspects (PDA), Negative affects (NA) and Internalization and habituation of use (IHU) attitude dimensions. Furthermore, the study identified predictors of students’ self-perception of performance in online courses corresponding to how much students perceive they are accustomed to and capable of taking an online course, represented by the attitude dimension IHU. Results showed significant positive relationship between two attitude dimensions (PDA and PC) and the dimension IHU. In addition, significant negative relationship was found between the biographical variable family income and the dimension IHU. The model explains 40% of the variance of IHU in which PDA represents the strongest predictor.

Online learning, attitudes, self-perception, online courses, internalization and habituation
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Orcid: 0000-0002-1820-5448
Yazar: Francisco Antonio COELHO JUNIOR (Sorumlu Yazar)

Orcid: 0000-0002-5219-3524
Yazar: Erica de Aguiar BOTELHO

Orcid: 0000-0002-6939-5130
Yazar: Mariana Carolina Barbosa REGO

Orcid: 0000-0002-8012-8893
Yazar: Cristiane FAIAD

Orcid: 0000-0002-3029-1684
Yazar: Wilsa Maria RAMOS

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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Ekim 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { tojde640545, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {}, publisher = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2019}, volume = {20}, pages = {117 - 134}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.640545}, title = {Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?}, key = {cite}, author = {COELHO JUNIOR, Francisco Antonio and BOTELHO, Erica de Aguiar and REGO, Mariana Carolina Barbosa and FAIAD, Cristiane and RAMOS, Wilsa Maria} }
APA COELHO JUNIOR, F , BOTELHO, E , REGO, M , FAIAD, C , RAMOS, W . (2019). Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 20 (4) , 117-134 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.640545
MLA COELHO JUNIOR, F , BOTELHO, E , REGO, M , FAIAD, C , RAMOS, W . "Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019 ): 117-134 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/tojde/issue/49972/640545>
Chicago COELHO JUNIOR, F , BOTELHO, E , REGO, M , FAIAD, C , RAMOS, W . "Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019 ): 117-134
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ISNAD COELHO JUNIOR, Francisco Antonio , BOTELHO, Erica de Aguiar , REGO, Mariana Carolina Barbosa , FAIAD, Cristiane , RAMOS, Wilsa Maria . "Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 / 4 (Ekim 2019): 117-134 . https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.640545
AMA COELHO JUNIOR F , BOTELHO E , REGO M , FAIAD C , RAMOS W . Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2019; 20(4): 117-134.
Vancouver COELHO JUNIOR F , BOTELHO E , REGO M , FAIAD C , RAMOS W . Attitudes towards Online Learning: What Do Brazilian Students Think About?. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2019; 20(4): 134-117.