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ERIC Number: EJ1090887
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1492-3831
Emotional Intelligence as a Determinant of Readiness for Online Learning
Buzdar, Muhammad Ayub; Ali, Akhtar; Tariq, Riaz Ul Haq
International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, v17 n1 p148-158 Jan 2016
Students' performance in online learning environments is associated with their readiness to adopt a digital learning approach. Traditional concept of readiness for online learning is connected with students' competencies of using technology for learning purposes. We in this research, however, investigated psychometric aspects of students' preparedness for online learning. Purpose of the activity was to examine students' emotional intelligence as a determinant of their readiness for online learning. 432 learners enrolled in distance learning programs participated in the study. Wong and Law emotional intelligence scale (WLEIS) and online learning readiness scale (OLRS) were adapted to collect the required data. Regression coefficient portrays a large predictive contribution of students' emotional intelligence in explaining variance in their readiness for e-learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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