Online Learning Management for Economics Subjects: A Case Study in Upper Secondary Schools in Johor


  • Emilda Hashim Faculty of Management and Economics, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
  • Norimah Rambeli @ Ramli Faculty of Management and Economics, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
  • Norasibah Abdul Jalil Faculty of Management and Economics, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
  • Asmawi Hashim Faculty of Management and Economics, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
  • Junaidah Hasan Faculty of Management and Economics, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia



online learning management, quantitative method, education, economics, COVID-19 pandemic


This study aims to examine online learning management for Economics subject through three aspects, specifically, learning platform, interaction, and motivation among upper-secondary school students located in Johor throughout the COVID-19 pandemic until now. A total of 103 high school students took part in this study via survey questionnaires, using a stratified random sampling method. This study employs descriptive statistics, mean scores, and correlation analyses. The findings disclose that online learning management for economics subjects in all three aspects, learning platform, interaction, and motivation, are at a high level with overall mean scores of 3.98, 3.70, and 3.58, respectively. Despite other apps' popularity, the Google Meet platform continues to become the most preferred online learning platform.  Except for highly correlated motivation and online learning management variables, the rest of the paired variables are positive and moderately correlated. Therefore, all three aspects are significant in influencing online learning management. Results of this study suggest that students’ academic performances are dependent upon their drive and commitment, regardless of the classroom setting.  


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How to Cite

Hashim, E., Rambeli @ Ramli, N., Abdul Jalil, N., Hashim, A., & Hasan, J. (2023). Online Learning Management for Economics Subjects: A Case Study in Upper Secondary Schools in Johor. Management Research Journal, 12(2), 53–65.




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