Student’s Perception of Learning Management System (LMS) on Academic Performance

John Okoro ONYIMA, Ndubuisi Virginus Ugwuagbo, Nkeiruka Nwamuo


Abstract— The research explored how undergraduate students perceive the use of a Learning Management System (LMS) in the teaching and learning process. The study used a descriptive survey design and collected data through a survey instrument called "The Perceived Impact of Learning Management System on Student’s Academic Performance Questionnaire (TPILMSSAPQ)”. The sample consisted of 1251 undergraduate students from five faculties at the University of Nigeria Nsukka. The results indicated that the LMS is effective in identifying students' knowledge gaps before classes, enhance learning experience and improves student’s academic performance. However, the study also identified challenges such as the cost of accessing the LMS, power outages, and poor internet connectivity. Therefore, the study recommends that students and lecturers should enhance their computer literacy skills to make better use of the LMS. Additionally, universities should improve and maintain the functionality of the LMS to support blended learning.


LMS, Perceptions, Teaching-Learning, Undergraduates

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