Attitude towards On-the-job E-learning: The Case of Agricultural Extension Workers in Iran

A Ahmadpour, S Mirdamadi, S Soltani
2016 J. Agr. Sci. Tech   unpublished
The successful adoption of e-learning systems is mainly dependent on the learners' attitude and willingness to use them. This survey was conducted to investigate agricultural extension workers' attitudes toward using e-learning for on-the-job training in Iran and factors which affect it. Using the stratified sampling technique a sample of 379 extension workers were selected from six provinces. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data through an interview method. Findings show that
more » ... ension workers' attitude toward e-learning is generally positive. Extension workers' knowledge of e-learning, access to technical support, and their motivation influence their attitude toward the use of e-learning for on-the job training. Therefore, recommendations are provided to promote the experts' motivation, knowledge and to improve infrastructures.