International Academic Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

  • ISSN 2454-2210

Determining the Contribution of Factors Affecting Faculties’ Satisfaction with E-learning in Islamic Azad University- Virtual Branch

Roohangiz Poroohan and Hamideh Reshadatjoo

Abstract: The online instructors’ satisfaction is very important in education, because it affects the quality of education and students achievements. It is important to understand the factors affecting faculties’ satisfaction which lead to success in effective e-learning. However, this study aimed to investigate the factors affecting Faculties’ satisfaction with E-learning and determine their contribution in Islamic Azad University- Virtual Branch. The population consisted of faculties who cooperated in Virtual Branch of Islamic Azad University in 2015-2016 (N=600) and experts of e-learning (N= 10). Using Kerjsy & Morgan table and simple random sampling method, 234 faculty were selected as sample. A researcher made questionnaire with 85 questions in 5-degree Likert scale (Very high= 5, High= 4, No idea= 3, low= 2, Very low= 1) was used as research tool. The face and content validity of questionnaire was confirmed by e-learning experts, supervisor professor, and advisor professors. The descriptive and inferential statistics was used for analyzing the data. The findings showed that the highest standard coefficient (load factor) belonged to legal infrastructure (management and leadership) (0.99) which explained 97% of variance in faculties’ satisfaction. Therefore, it had the greatest impact on satisfaction of faculty with e-learning in Islamic Azad University- virtual branch. The lowest standard coefficient (load factor) belonged to environmental (cultural, social, and value) infrastructure (0.44) which explained 19% of variance in good academic management. Therefore, it had the lowest impact on satisfaction of faculty with e-learning in Islamic Azad University- virtual branch

Keywords: E-learning, factors affecting faculties’ satisfaction, Islamic Azad University, Virtual Branch

Page: 24-31

DOI: 10.9756/IAJOBHRM/V6I1/1910002

Volume 6, Issue 1, 2019