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Alkhattabi, Mona – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Today, in association with rapid social and economic changes, there is an increasing level of demand for distance and online learning programs. This study will focus on identifying the main motivational factors for choosing a web-based distance-learning program. Moreover, it will investigate how these factors relate to age, gender, marital status…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Al Saif, Abdulkarim A. – Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
The aim of this study is to diagnose the difficulties and discouraging factors impinging upon the use of distance education practically Web Based Instruction (WBI) by students at Qassim University, Saudi Arabia. 442 students from seven university colleges interested in WBI were asked about how far a set of factors outlined in the study discourage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education