Student acceptance of blended learning in Nigeria: a case study of Landmark University
This study explains the factors that influence the acceptance of blended learning and the level of acceptance of the features of blended learning by undergraduate students in Landmark University. Three hundred questionnaires were distributed using random sampling method. Questionnaires were used as the data collection instrument and the acceptance of blended learning was tested using UTAUT model. Data was analyzed using SPSS .Frequencies; Principal Component Analysis and Regression Analysis were used in analysis. The study found out that Performance expectance and Facilitating conditions significantly influenced the acceptance of blended learning. In understanding the acceptance of blended learning features, the student’s shows more interest in course-related readings and course materials available on the learning management system and less interest on discussion with lecturers and discussion with classmates. Performance expectancy was a major determinant on the acceptance of blended learning by students. It was also found out that there is no relationship between the learning style of students and intention to adopt blended learning. This study has implications for university administrators on the importance of academic improvement and supporting features in the introduction of blended learning in educational institutions.
Keywords: Blended learning, UTAUT, technology acceptance