Year 2019, Volume 20, Issue 3, Pages 165 - 180 2019-07-01

A Fully Online Course Experience from Students’ Perspective: Readiness, Attitudes and Thoughts

Emine CABI [1] , Filiz KALELIOGLU [2]

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The purpose of the study was to reveal the effect of a course taken through distance education on students’ readiness and attitudes. Sequential explanatory design method was used as a research method in which qualitative and quantitative measurements were used in the research. For the quantitative data, a single group pre-test/post-test design was used as an experimental model; for the qualitative data, open-ended questions were asked in order to elicit students’ opinions following the experimental process. The study group consisted of 266 students from different faculties and departments who were studying undergraduate and associate degree programmes at a private university in Turkey. Results indicated that the course taken through distance education had a significant effect on students’ gaining Computer and Internet Self-Efficacy and was effective in improving undergraduate students’ self-directed learning skills. Moreover, the course taken through distance education had a significant effect on students’ familiarity with e-learning. Additionally, the course was found to be effective in decreasing the escape attitudes from e-learning.

e-Learning, distance education, e-readiness, attitude
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-7488-0309
Author: Emine CABI (Primary Author)

Orcid: 0000-0002-7729-5674
Author: Filiz KALELIOGLU

Dates

Publication Date: July 1, 2019

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APA CABI, E , KALELIOGLU, F . (2019). A Fully Online Course Experience from Students’ Perspective: Readiness, Attitudes and Thoughts. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 20 (3), 165-180. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.601934
MLA CABI, E , KALELIOGLU, F . "A Fully Online Course Experience from Students’ Perspective: Readiness, Attitudes and Thoughts". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019): 165-180 <http://dergipark.org.tr/tojde/issue/47406/601934>
Chicago CABI, E , KALELIOGLU, F . "A Fully Online Course Experience from Students’ Perspective: Readiness, Attitudes and Thoughts". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019): 165-180
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ISNAD CABI, Emine , KALELIOGLU, Filiz . "A Fully Online Course Experience from Students’ Perspective: Readiness, Attitudes and Thoughts". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 / 3 (July 2019): 165-180. https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.601934
AMA CABI E , KALELIOGLU F . A Fully Online Course Experience from Students’ Perspective: Readiness, Attitudes and Thoughts. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2019; 20(3): 165-180.
Vancouver CABI E , KALELIOGLU F . A Fully Online Course Experience from Students’ Perspective: Readiness, Attitudes and Thoughts. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2019; 20(3): 180-165.