The opinions of academicians regarding distance learning: a sample of Dicle University


World Conference on Educational Sciences, Nicosia, CYPRUS, 4 - 07 February 2009, vol.1, pp.1172-1176 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.211
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1172-1176
  • Keywords: Distance learning, life long learning, higher education
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


This research is conducted in order to define the opinions of academicians in Dicle University regarding distance learning. This research is carried out with 61 academicians from Ziya Gokalp Egitim Faculty of Education, Faculty of Science and Engineering and Architecture. The data of the research are collected in through a 5-likert type "distance learning questionnaire" of 24 questions. As a consequence of the analysis, it is found out that the majority of academicians believe that rather than a replacement model for traditional learning, distance learning is a supportive method. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved