Awareness and Usage of E-Learning Materials among Students of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Nwana S.E., Egbe C. I., Ugwuda, S.O.

Abstract


The study focused on awareness and usage of e-learning materials among students in the distance education
programme of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The study is a descriptive survey which was guided
by two research questions. The population for the study comprised of the 1, 512 year three students out of which 400
were sampled and used for the study. The instrument for data collection was a 30-item self-constructed checklist
titled, “Distance Education Students’ Awareness and Usage of E-Learning Materials” (DESAUELM). It was
validated by experts and the reliability co-efficient stood at 0.86. The data collected were analysed using frequencies
and percentages. The findings showed that, the students are aware of majority of the e-learning materials. Also, the
result on usage indicated that the students do not use majority of the e-learning materials. There was general low
usage of the e-learning materials as revealed by the findings.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v7n6p75

 

World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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