TO INVESTIGATE THE STUDENTS’ EXPECTATION ABOUT QUALITY OF E-LEARNING IN PAKISTAN

Kashif Ali (kashifali009@gmail.com)
Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
January, 2016
 

Abstract

In order to develop quality and excellence in e-learning education, many initiatives have been carried out in developing countries. In Pakistan, information and communication technologies are considered valuable tools for education but the quality of e-learning is not upto the desired expectations of the learners and teachers also. The basic aim of this study is to investigate the students expectations about quality of e-learning in Pakistan. In this regard data through adapted questionnaires has been collected. Total 254students have responded with correct filled questionnaires. By interpreting the recorded responses in SPSS, it has been found that there is significant association between different dimensions of e-learning and quality of e-learning.The effect of first variable “Technology” with E-Learning quality emerged as moderate correlation with the variance of 42% in the association which represented as a two tailed.The second variable “Performance evaluation” emerged as also same effect as ‘Technology with E-learning quality the association has represented by 43 percent cause of change among two variables that is moderate effect of variance. In third variable of “Pedagogical” with E-Learning quality having effect of 49 percent effect with each other, the moderate effect relationship has emerged in this association of two variables with correlational effect of .487 that is significant as two tailed. In “Support services” effect with E-learning association in this study came out as .60 that is significantly two tailed.
The findings of this study will be very helpful for universities administration, management and for drafting educational policies personnel to increase quality of e-learning. The results of this study have been discussed for future implications and for managerial goodness of professional practices.