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ERIC Number: ED557293
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: 978-989-8704-08-5
ISSN: N/A
Technology Acceptance of E-Learning within a Blended Vocational Course in West Africa
Mehta, Ashwin
International Association for Development of the Information Society, Paper presented at the International Conference e-Learning 2014. Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Lisbon, Portugal, Jul 15-19, 2014)
Replacing lecture-based learning content with online information can augment learner-content interaction and facilitate greater mastery over a subject. The success of online delivery will depend on the readiness of learners to use and accept technology as well as the readiness of the organizational infrastructure to support a learner-centric learning culture. Successful implementation and adoption of online learning can be indicated by technology acceptance. In this project, lecture-based learning content for a healthcare vocational training course in West Africa was replaced with e-learning and applied to learners who had little or no prior computer experience. E-learning content was combined with practical and peer-based pedagogy to provide a blended learning course. This paper describes the acceptance of technology-assisted learning during the project. [For the complete proceedings, see ED557189.]
International Association for the Development of the Information Society. e-mail: secretariat@iadis.org; Web site: http://www.iadisportal.org
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Gambia