Factors Influencing Nursing Learners in Selecting and Engaging Open and Distance Learning as a Mode of Study for Tertiary Nursing Education

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2016-11
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Yee, Bitlian
Ali, Aishah
Rahim, Raijah A
Ahmad, Aini
Khan, Mohamad A
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM)
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The study aimed to identify factors influencing learners in selecting and engaging in ODL as a mode of study for tertiary nursing education. Face to face data collection with self-administrated questionnaire using convenience sampling with response rate of 208 (64.9%) was used. Regression analysis for significant value for the ANOVA with p> 0.01, show that the result for this study is a valid model. The results indicate that environment factors is a significant variable that influence the OUM nursing learners’ choice in selecting ODL as a mode of study among nursing learners for their tertiary education. Learners that came into the ODL system views the support of technology as the factor that make them chose ODL. // Paper ID 159

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Medical Training,Open and Distance Learning (ODL),Motivators
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Malaysia
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Asia
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