• Mingxue Li -Rangsit University
  • Nipaporn Sakulwongs


MOOC, Careers Guidance courses, Students' learning achievement, Students’ attitude


This mixed methods research aimed to compare Year-3-university students’ learning achievement before and after the use of MOOC and examine their attitude towards the use of MOOC in a Careers Guidance course in Heilongjiang Province, China. The sample group consisted of 30 students enrolling in a Careers Guidance course in Academic Year 2021. Quantitative data and qualitative data were collected applying four lesson plans, pretest, posttest, questionnaire, and focus group interview. The quantitative data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation as well as Paired Sample T-Test. The qualitative data were analyzed using thematic analysis.

The results showed that after the use of MOOC, the students’ posttest score (=52.20, SD=13.21) was higher than the pretest score (=35.67, SD=14.04), resulting in the significant mean difference of 16.53 points. The data from the questionnaire revealed that the average mean score of all items was rated at a high level (=3.44, SD=0.74). The students’ responses from the focus group interview suggested that the students had a positive attitude towards the use of MOOC in a Careers Guidance course. Therefore, the use of MOOC contributed to an alternative effective way of teaching and learning a Careers Guidance course in the university in China.


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How to Cite

Li, M., & Sakulwongs, N. (2022). THE APPLICATION OF MOOC FOR CAREERS GUIDANCE OF YEAR 3 UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN HEILONGJIANG PROVINCE, CHINA. Academic Journal Phranakhon Rajabhat University, 13(2), 165–185. Retrieved from



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