Student Engagement with Moodle: Can a Better Understanding of Student Interactions with Technology improve the User Experience (UX) for Students?

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Abstract

Digital technologies are now an integral component of University life for students, offering many benefits by supporting, extending and enhancing student learning. However, the reality experienced by many students does not always match well with the aim of providing ab engaging, flexible, personalized platform for digital learning. Too often students merely dipping in and out of online systems to grab information, rather than using them in a real engaging manner by choice.
The user experience may be improved to provide a much more enjoyable experience if we have a better understanding of our users to improve their interactions with technology. usability is key in supporting a more user-friendly and receptive experience to meet the users' needs. By taking account of social interaction skills, multitasking, perception, cognition, student expectations and wish-list for student-VLE interactions, we can better match student needsand improve the overall user experience of of our students
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of the West of Scotland
Commissioning bodyUWS Academy, University of the West of Scotland
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2019

Keywords

  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • User Experience (UX)
  • Student learning
  • 'Visitors and residents'
  • Moodle
  • VLE
  • Usability

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