• Rusreena Rusli Akademi Pengajian Bahasa, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Fatihah Hashim Akademi Pengajian Bahasa, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Nurhafeza Mohd Akhir Akademi Pengajian Bahasa, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Nasiha Nasrudin Akademi Pengajian Bahasa, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Malaysia


The integration of a learning management system (LMS) into higher education and other educational levels has become a significant factor in the adoption of digital learning approaches. With a vast array of options available, making accurate decisions in this dynamic landscape poses challenges. This paper seeks to streamline the selection process and ensure the most suitable match for an institution's particular goals and needs. This research primarily centres on the investigation of free e-learning platforms, chosen for their cost-effectiveness and alignment with the study's specific scope. Hence, this research explores the preferences of Malaysian educators concerning LMS usage, focusing on a specific comparison between Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. The research employed a quantitative approach, utilising an online survey to collect and record domain comparisons. The results revealed that educators showed a preference for Google Classroom over Microsoft Teams when it came to teaching and facilitation. Several factors contributed to this preference, as evident from the analysis of the collected data, which fell into three main categories: functional suitability, compatibility, and portability. It is hoped that this study will help Malaysian educators to comprehend the suitability of technology for learning and the exchange of knowledge to benefit the students, institutions and the country in general.

Keywords: E-Learning; Language Learning Platform; Learning Management System; Malaysian Educators; Platform Comparison


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How to Cite
Rusli, R., Hashim, F., Mohd Akhir, N., & Nasrudin, N. (2023). LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS) PREFERENCE AMONG MALAYSIAN EDUCATORS: A COMPARISON BETWEEN GOOGLE CLASSROOM AND MICROSOFT TEAMS. Asian People Journal (APJ), 6(2), 212-228. https://doi.org/10.37231/apj.2023.6.2.527