July 2021

VOlUME 04 ISSUE 07 JULY 2021
E-Learning in Institute of Higher Education
1J. Soosiamaal Joseph Thomas, 2Priyadiana Annadurai
1,2Universiti Putra Malaysia
DOI : https://doi.org/10.47191/ijsshr/v4-i7-17

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This paper review to focus the relationship between Generation Y students and Malaysian cultural factors within the context of e-learning application. E-learning is defined as the use of electronic media in learning. Meanwhile, Generation Y is defined by the internet and are a connected global generation. The results of these studies on Generation Y culture may differ from those obtained from research focusing on Generation Y and cultural nuances separately. Hofstede's multicultural model is used in this study to better understand the unique cultural nuances of Malaysian Generation Y students. Every dimension of Hofstede's cultural model has been adapted to the context of e-learning in Malaysia. This review also explores whether both Generation Y and culture influence the student usage of e-learning education. This model can be utilized as a guide for e-learning developers to create an appropriate pedagogy for Generation Y students in higher educational institutes in Malaysia.


E-learning, Generation Y, culture, Hofstede’s cultural model, education


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