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ERIC Number: EJ914158
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
Exploring Adult Learners' Perceptions of Technology Competence and Retention in Web-Based Courses
Calvin, Jennifer; Freeburg, Beth Winfrey
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v11 n2 p63-72 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine the self-reported technology competencies of adult online learners and whether self-reported technology competence was related to students' intent to continue learning via web-based courses. The results indicated that there was no relationship between self-reported level of computer competence and intent to continue taking web-based courses. However, adult learners participating in the study indicated that they continue to struggle with completion of assignments and managing time when taking web-based courses, and that students want more technical training. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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