Table 2

Former experiences of online learning (N=99 559, n (%))

Familiarity with online learning modesUnfamiliarNeutralFamiliar
1. Live broadcast courses26 063 (26.18)47 294 (47.50)26 202 (26.32)
2. MOOCs22 026 (22.12)42 692 (42.88)34 841 (35.00)
3. SPOCs51 844 (52.07)35 918 (36.08)11 797 (11.85)
4. Recorded broadcast courses17 842 (17.92)45 035 (45.23)36 682 (36.84)
5. Online education platforms35 517 (35.67)43 975 (44.17)20 067 (20.16)
6. Blended learning28 555 (28.68)48 402 (48.62)22 602 (22.70)
Perceived usefulnessUselessNeutralUseful
7. According to previous experience, how useful is online learning to you?3730 (3.75)64 691 (64.97)31 138 (31.28)
  • MOOCs, massive open online courses; SPOCs, small private online courses.