Exploring user experience of learning management system

Ilia Maslov, Shahrokh Nikou, Preben Hansen

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Purpose – This paper aims to explore the perspectives of university students on the learning management system (LMS) and determine factors that influence user experience and the outcomes of e-learning.
Design/methodology/approach – This paper employs a mixed-method approach. For qualitative data, 20 semi-structure interviews were conducted. Moreover, for quantitative data, a short survey was developed and distributed among the potential respondents.
Findings – The results showed that students, particularly in programs where courses are mainly offered online, are dependent on such learning platforms. Moreover, the use of modular object-oriented dynamic learning environment (Moodle) as an application of LMS was rated positively, and e-learning was considered as an effective sustainable learning solution in current conditions.
Originality/value – The authors have illustrated empirically how the notion of UX of the LMS provides a means of exploring both students’ participation in e-learning and their intention towards using such learning platforms.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-363
JournalInternational journal of information and learning technology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 12 Aug 2021
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Computer-assisted learning
  • e-learning
  • Learning Management System
  • Moodle
  • User Experience


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