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Statistics E-learning Platforms Evaluation: Case Study

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  • Taleb Ahmad
  • Wolfgang Härdle

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With the increase of e-learning by universities and educational institutes in the world through more electronic platforms, come the questions to researchers, educators and designers of electronic platforms about feasibility and using this method of learning. Are we achieving the desired goals and improving the quality of education? Are we improving their performance and ability to self-study without the need for a teacher? Is e-learning an effective and successful method from the students views? In this paper, we consider evaluate e-learning systems in statistics. We make an evaluation study, we analyze a students sample of the methods: Factor analysis, Logit model. The common aim of this evaluation is to provide data to justify the results or evidence to support that the e-learning platforms are helping the students to learn more effectively. The questionnaire covers information about e-learning evaluation criterias. Some of these criterias are: Navigability, applicability, instructional structure and interactivity.

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  • Taleb Ahmad & Wolfgang Härdle, 2008. "Statistics E-learning Platforms Evaluation: Case Study," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2008-058, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:hum:wpaper:sfb649dp2008-058
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    1. Wocken, Meike & Jens-Peter, Loy, 2011. "Evaluation of eLearning - A study of Undergraduate Agricultural Economics course," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland 115764, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    2. Cezar Scarlat & Cornel Ghita & Ioana Barda-Miron & Ioana Ceausu & Cornel Chira, 2011. "Improving the Managerial Skills of Romanian University Managers by a Country-Wide E-Training Programme," MIC 2011: Managing Sustainability? Proceedings of the 12th International Conference, Portorož, 23–26 November 2011 [Selected Papers], University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper.

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    Keywords

    E-learning; Evaluation; Statistical software;

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • C19 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Other

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