The Impact Of E-Learning On Academic Performance

K. Sanjeeha, Anthony Andrew

Abstract


This study focused on the impact of e-learning on academic performance. This is undertaken to identify whether or not personal-characteristic-related learning style differences influence the extent to which students benefit from e-learning.

 

The and data was collected from 50 respondents selected from third year management students of Eastern University of Sri Lanka (EUSL) using the simple random sampling method. Primary data are collected using self-administered questionnaire.

 

Emphasis was put on trying to establish the relationship between Prior computer skills and Hours spend in online and Socio-demographic Characteristic and academic performance of undergraduate students at Eastern University of Sri Lanka (EUSL). Pearson Correlations and Multiple Regression Analysis are employed to identify whether the two factors have relationship with the academic performance of university students.

 

The findings show that both Prior computer skills and Hours spend in online and Socio-demographic Characteristic have positive relationship with academic performance while Prior computer skills and Hours spend in

 

online has the greatest impact on academic performance among the both independent variables.

 

It is concluded that in order to improve academic achievement, higher education should consider aiming to develop e-learning strategies that encourage greater engagement and also take into consideration the different learning styles found within the student body.


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