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Mohammadzadeh Nasrabadi M, Mousavi M, Pouya M. Attitude and Incentives of Payam-e-Noor University Academics regarding e-learning. .... 2015; 30 (2) :443-466
URL: http://jipm.irandoc.ac.ir/article-1-2636-en.html
Tarbiat Modares University
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The main purpose of this study was to investigate attitude and incentives of academic staff on e-learning lecturing in all Payam-e-Noor Universities of Ardabil province, Iran. The target population of the study comprised of 600 lecturers out of which a sample of 160 participants was randomly selected. In this descriptive correlational research, a self-made questionnaire was administered after securing its validity and reliability. Data revealed that all participants had positive attitudes towards e-learning. Factor analysis explored four factors influencing instructors' attitude towards e-learning –i.e. improving educational effectiveness via e-learning developing the instructor and student rapport introducing legal and spiritual support for e-learning’s input and output and finally incorporating traditional and electronic learning. Moreover, personal interest of the lecturers regarding information technology applications in educational settings, their continuous career development and participation in e-learning projects were proved to be the most important incentives of the respondents.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Library and Information Science
Received: 2014/10/6 | Accepted: 2014/10/6 | Published: 2014/10/6

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