:: Volume 11, Issue 1 (2019) ::
ihej 2019, 11(1): 125-159 Back to browse issues page
Identifying the Components of Evaluating the Internal Effectiveness for Academic E-courses: Qualitative Study
Mahdi Ahangari *, Jafar Torkzadeh, Rahmatollah Marzoghi, Sattar Hashemi
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In this study, we tried to identify the components of internal efficacy evaluation of academic e-courses through a qualitative study approach. The research method is qualitative and in particular "qualitative case study.” Thus, potential contributors to this study included all faculty members of Virtual Colleges of Shiraz Universities, Payam Noor, and Allameh Tabatabai University Virtual Education Lecturers and a number of content specialists and producers and training designers (n = 25) was selected based on criteria (expertise and experience) and data saturation using the sample Purposeful sampling. The data obtained were analyzed through content analysis technique and the findings were categorized into a set of basic, organizing and pervasive themes and thematic networks. In this regard, in accordance with the stated purpose, interviews were conducted with experts in this field, and with analyzing the data obtained from interviews with upstream documents (laws and regulations adopted by national standards), as well as aligning with the theoretical foundations and results of previous researches, The components of evaluation of e-learning effectiveness in this study have been identified with 16 basic themes that need to be considered in­ evaluation of e-learning courses.It is expected that the findings of this study will enable to make the e-learning system more efficient and effective due to the increasing complexity and innovations and to meet the needs of the interactive university environment appropriate to the native model of e-learning
Keywords: internal effectiveness, evaluation, e-learning
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