Online learning in vocational school: focus on students' perceptions


AYDIN S. , Akkan Y., ARPAZ E. , KOPARAN B.

5th International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE), Paris, France, 25 - 27 June 2014, vol.174, pp.3663-3667 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 174
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.1087
  • City: Paris
  • Country: France
  • Page Numbers: pp.3663-3667

Abstract

In this study, we describe vocational school students' practices and perceptions of online learning based on interviews and observations. First, we identify student characteristics within online classes. Then, we report student perceptions of online lectures. Finally, we summarize our recommendations to improve the online teaching. The methodology used in this study was qualitative data-collection techniques to obtain vocational school student views on online education and educational processes. For this purpose, two stages of data collection were used in this study these were one-on-one open-ended interviews and think-aloud observation.