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Attitude of B.ED Students towards E-Learning in Context to Gender and Locale


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1 Govt. College of Education, Patiala, India
2 Punjabi University, Patiala, India
     

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The objectives of the present study are: (i). to analyse the attitude of B.Ed. students towards e-learning.; (ii) to examine the attitude of students of B.Ed class towards e-learning studying in the colleges located in rural and urban areas (iii) to evaluate the attitude of students of B.Ed class towards e-learning in relation to gender. The data were collected from 400 rural and urban B.Ed students-both males and females from the Colleges of Education in Punjab. In this sample, 200 were from rural colleges and 200 were from urban colleges. From the rural and urban colleges; 50% of the sample was male and 50% female students. They were administered the scale to measure the attitude towards E-learning which was constructed and standardized by the researcher. The main findings of the study were: (i) there were significant differences between male and female B.Ed. students on the attitude towards E-learning and especially among male and female B.Ed. students of urban colleges but not in the rural colleges, (ii) the males were having more favourable attitude towards E-learning. (iii) no significant differences existed on the attitude towards E-learning between the urban and rural B.Ed. College students; whether they were males or females or combined group.

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E-Learning, Attitude, Gender, Locale.
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Deepika Lamba
Govt. College of Education, Patiala, India
Agyajit Singh
Punjabi University, Patiala, India

Abstract


The objectives of the present study are: (i). to analyse the attitude of B.Ed. students towards e-learning.; (ii) to examine the attitude of students of B.Ed class towards e-learning studying in the colleges located in rural and urban areas (iii) to evaluate the attitude of students of B.Ed class towards e-learning in relation to gender. The data were collected from 400 rural and urban B.Ed students-both males and females from the Colleges of Education in Punjab. In this sample, 200 were from rural colleges and 200 were from urban colleges. From the rural and urban colleges; 50% of the sample was male and 50% female students. They were administered the scale to measure the attitude towards E-learning which was constructed and standardized by the researcher. The main findings of the study were: (i) there were significant differences between male and female B.Ed. students on the attitude towards E-learning and especially among male and female B.Ed. students of urban colleges but not in the rural colleges, (ii) the males were having more favourable attitude towards E-learning. (iii) no significant differences existed on the attitude towards E-learning between the urban and rural B.Ed. College students; whether they were males or females or combined group.

Keywords


E-Learning, Attitude, Gender, Locale.