A learner perspective on barriers to e-learning


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Author: Becker, Karen; Newton, Cameron; Sawang, Sukanlaya


This study aims to identify and categorize barriers to e-learning adoption and the relative impact of those barriers on learners. It contributes to the understanding of learner perceptions of barriers, the different types of barriers and their relative importance. This study used a quantitative methodology grounded in previous literature. The study is based on a self-administered questionnaire conducted with employees in a rail organisation. This research demonstrates there are three key factors that represent barriers to e-learning: the nature of e-learning as a learning approach, the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Workforce development; Technology; Participation; Industry

Keywords: Adult learning; Online learning; Educational technology; Barrier; Workplace education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: ALA, 2013

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Journal volume: 53

Journal number: 2

Journal date: July 2013

Pages: pp. 211-233

ISSN: 1443-1394

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 113.823

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