Contributing Factors to the Success of English Online Learners in Vietnam

Conference: The European Conference on Education (ECE2020)
Title: Contributing Factors to the Success of English Online Learners in Vietnam
Stream: Teaching Experiences, Pedagogy, Practice & Praxis
Presentation Type: Live-Stream Presentation
Authors:
Doan Hoang Duc, FPT University, Vietnam

Abstract:

Distance learning has become an alternative for almost training institutions worldwide during the corona pandemics. With its advantages, online learning is likely to become a mainstream in the coming years. With the purpose of identifying the contributing factors to the success of English online learner, a combination of qualitative research and quantitative research has been carried out through an online survey among 439 internet-based learners from 3 different universities in the North of Vietnam. The findings show that technology assistance, self-discipline, and school expectations are the three major parameters generating the success function of an English online learner. Additionally, the variation in the total time on online learning activities also act as decisive factors to the distance learning success. Based on the research results, the paper recommends certain possible ways to improving the effectiveness of distance learning and teaching.