Nguyen Huu Anh Vuong


Flipped classrooms started to be adopted in the Vietnamese EFL teaching context a few years ago. Educational technology plays a crucial role in the implementation of this teaching model. Hence, choosing a suitable online platform for these classes is a critical decision for English teachers. The current study attempted to investigate Vietnamese students’ perceptions of MOODLE as the online platform used in two flipped English grammar classes. Sixty-two students from a state university in Vietnam were recruited for this research. The study employed a mixed-methods research design to address the research question. Both quantitative and qualitative data were collected through a questionnaire designed based on Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and semi-structured interviews. The data analysis revealed that the students had positive perceptions of MOODLE in terms of system characteristics, material characteristics, perceived ease of use, perceived usefulness, attitude toward use, and behavioural intention. Accordingly, this learning management system (LMS) could be seen as a potential online platform in flipped classrooms for Vietnamese students.


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