ERIC Number: EJ664852
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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An Interesting Profile--University Students Who Take Distance Education Courses Show Weaker Motivation than On-Campus Students.
Qureshi, E.; Morton, Larry L.; Antosz, E.
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, v5 n4 Win 2002
Discusses distance learning demographics, distance learning motivation, and barriers, and reports results of a questionnaire sent to students at a Canadian university that identified characteristics of students enrolling in distance education programs. Examines four models of descriptive characteristics (demographic, experiential, motivational, and inhibitory) using discriminant function analysis for distance education and on-campus students. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Demography, Discriminant Analysis, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models, Questionnaires, Student Characteristics, Student Motivation
Available electronically: http://www.westga.edu/%7Edistance/ojdla/winter54/Qureshi54.htm
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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