WIT Press


Factors Influencing The Effectiveness Of A Web-based Learning Environment: An Assessment From The Malaysia Perspective

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CI040481

Volume

31

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

385 kb

Author(s)

W.C. Poon, K.L.T. Low & D.G.F. Yong

Abstract

The advancement of computer technology has converged to form a unique revolutionary web-based learning (WBL) and instructional delivery flexibility system methodology. The advent of online technology extends the metaphor for changes in education. Virtual interactive and collaborative learning is the most common mode of transferring knowledge that has expanded exponentially in Malaysia over the last decade into a borderless educational arena. In this vein, this study analyses the effectiveness of WBL by retrospectively assessing the perceptions of various aspects of WBL. Students participating in various courses at eight universities in Malaysia that have been practicing WBL are surveyed. The study indicates that

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