The Impact of MoodleCloud on Faculty and Graduate Students’ User-Independence Engagement in a State University in the Philippines


  • Julie Rose Mendoza
  • Rosario G. Catapang
  • John Michael Aquino


MoodleCloud usability; learning engagement; learning management system; graduate students; faculty


The study explores the impact of using MoodleCloud as a Learning Management System on Learning Engagement, as faculty and graduate students perceive it. The researchers determined the degree of user-independence engagement, focusing on the socio-cognitive factors: personal, behaviour and environment. It also explores MoodleCloud’s impact in the online classroom regarding learnability, user-friendliness and user-satisfaction. Exploring its impact will add to the knowledge about its use and unlock its potential to improve student outcomes in hybrid or online settings. This study employed a correlational research design and used random sampling in choosing the respondents. The total respondents were 398 graduate students and 42 faculty members. Educational technology experts knowledgeable of various learning management systems validated the survey questions. The results revealed that MoodleCloud generally encourages user-independence engagement on socio-cognitive factors: 3.75 for faculty and 3.71 for students in personal factors, a mean of 3.71 for faculty and 3.70 for students in behavioural factors, and a mean of 3.68 for faculty and 3.63 for students in environmental factors based on the respondents’ perception with highly acceptable concluding remarks. The analysed data reveals that users’ level of usability in terms of learnability is 3.63 for faculty and 3.72 for students, while the level of usability in terms of user-friendliness is 3.56 for faculty and 3.50 for students. The level of usability in terms of user-satisfaction is 3.68 for faculty and 3.74 for students. The respondents show good attitudes regarding personalising their educational experiences, maintaining motivation and interacting with the platform. The MoodleCloud environment’s performance, reliability, collaboration and adaptability are typically viewed favourably by faculty and students. The results show that MoodleCloud promotes efficient knowledge and skill acquisition. Likewise, the respondents who use MoodleCloud report that it is a user-friendly platform with good navigation, clarity, visual appeal and accessibility. Regarding user-satisfaction and its impact on the educational process, the results show that it has generally positive reviews of MoodleCloud.


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