The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education
The Effectiveness of Using Wiziq Interaction Platform on Students’ Achievement, Motivation and Attitudes
|Abdelrahman Mohamed AHMED|
|Mohamed Eltahir OSMAN|
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of using WiziQ platform as a virtual classroom on students’ achievement, motivation and attitudes. The sample of this study consists of 42 students enrolled in the course of “Educational and Information technology” at the college of education, Sultan Qaboos University. The participating students were assigned randomly to a control and experimental group (17 and 25 students respectively). Data collection tools included: an academic achievement test, motivation scale and attitude scale. The results of the study showed that there is a significant difference in the mean scores of the post-test between the control group and experimental group in favor of experimental group. The results also indicated that students in the experimental group developed positive attitude towards using WiziQ virtual classroom in their learning. In addition, the findings showed that students in the experimental group were more engaged and motivated to learn compared to their counterparts in the control group.
KEYWORDS: Academic achievement, WiziQ platform, e-learning, motivation, attitude.