Attitudes of the Students Enrolled in the Introduction to Education Course Towards E-learning, Its Applications, and Its Relationship to Some Variables

Raghad Shaher Alsarayreh

Abstract


This study aimed at identifying the attitudes of students enrolled in the Introduction to Education course at Karak University College towards e-learning and its applications in light of its relationship to some variables. The population of the study consisted of students enrolled in the Introduction to Education course in the Department of Educational and Social Sciences at Karak University College in the first semester of the academic year (2020 -2021) The study was applied to the entire population of the study, whose number was (75) male and female students. The study used the descriptive approach and applied a scale to identify students' attitude towards e-learning and its applications. The tool consisted of (39) items and graded on a five-degree scale. The results of the study showed that the students ’attitudes towards e-learning and its applications came as follows. 12 paragraphs of the scale were within the positive high attitudes, while the remaining 27 paragraphs had a neutral attitude and there were no negative attitudes. The mean scores of the scale was (2.94), which indicated that the students ’attitudes were overall neutral. The results of the study also showed that there were no statistically significant differences between the responses of the study sample about their attitudes towards e-learning and its applications according to their academic achievement. The results also showed no statistically significant differences between students' responses about their attitudes towards e-learning and its applications according to their different experiences in the fields of e-learning, and in favor of the sample members with average experience.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v10n2p1

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