Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2008

Full Length Research Paper

Investigation of students’ attitudes towards e-learning in terms of different variables—A case study in a technical and vocational high school for girls

Sebnem KANDIL INGEC
  • Sebnem KANDIL INGEC
  • Gazi University Gazi Faculty of Education, Physics Education Ankara/Turkey
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  •  Received: 29 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 16 December 2014
  •  Published: 31 January 2015

Abstract

This study aims at determining the attitudes towards e-learning among the students of technical and vocational high school for girls and examining them in terms of certain variables. Singular and relational survey methods were used. The sample consisted of 119 students of technical and vocational high school for girls. Data were collected through a paper based survey consisting of two parts. In the first part of the survey, there are fifteen items about personal and demographic information of the students. In the second part, there is a scale examining the attitudes towards e-learning. Data were analyzed in SPSS-21 by means of percent, frequency, mean, mode, median, t-test and One Way ANOVA analysis. The results showed that there were not significant differences between the attitudes of students of technical and vocational high school for girls towards e-learning with respect to gender, experience in the use of computers, frequency of using internet and motivation style. One Way ANOVA Analysis indicated that way of learning, way of the studying and learning methods had significant impacts on the students’ attitudes towards e-learning.

Key words: e-learning, attitude, students of technical and vocational high school for girls.