An Exploratory Study on Learner’s Perception Towards E-Learning Courses

B. Naresh, D. Bhanu Sree Reddy

Abstract


Online courses continue to nurture in higher education environment. Students are increasingly demanding online access, and universities and colleges are working on it since, students are increasingly demanding online access to meet the demands. E-Learning is an emerging methodology of modern education. It is growing very fast for last two decades in the education sector. All the university’s, schools and companies started offering online courses to satisfy the student needs, and to improve employee effectiveness. E-Learning can deliver more value at very less cost than any other traditional mode of education. This advantage is attached with high-operating leverage for e-Learning companies, should translate them into elevated margins and returns on capital in the industry. E-Learning provides more advantage and user friendly even though it has disadvantages. There are many issues that remain still to be resolved including challenges in assessment, plagiarism and high drop-out rates at E-Learning. It provided classes likes recorded lectures, E-Books, Blogs, Wikis etc. But it’s not focused on the learner’s perception. On considering these issues it is forward for research which is discussed as further. By the way the course will be getting more effective in psychological perceptive of learner and it will create an effective learning process. Research findings suggest that the learner perception could be both positive and negative, and it’s varying based on the learners Age, and Gender.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5p562


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