The Study of Achievement and Motivation by e-Learning–A Case Study

Hong-Min Lin, Wan-Ju Chen, Shu-Fen Nien
2014 International Journal of Information and Education Technology  
With the rapid development of information systems and the Internet technology, there has been a lot of progress in the multi-media and the Internet industry. It has also brought innovation in the mode of educational learning. This study was designed for freshman students of college in the e-learning method of an accounting course, so as to investigate different achievement and motivation implementation of this method. The study applied quasi-experimental design, divided into an experimental
more » ... an experimental group and a control group. Learning effect evaluation was done by using pre-test and post-test. In order to achieve the purpose of the study, the experimental group applied e-learning strategy and the control group applied traditional learning style. After a six week period, we examined the effectiveness of learning in the experimental group. The results were two-fold: firstly, e-learning strategy is not different from the traditional learning method in terms of achievement in accounting for freshman students in college; secondly, e-learning strategy is superior to the traditional learning method in terms of learning motivation.
doi:10.7763/ijiet.2014.v4.442 fatcat:xzrzlypwebcsxfbwtl3wf3ritu