Determining the Effectiveness of Distance Teaching Model Based on the Constructivism approach on Academic Performance, Satisfaction and Attitude of Payame Noor University Students

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Ph.D Student of Distance Educational Planning, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Educational Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Philosophy of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

The present study aims at determining the effectiveness of distance education model based on web in constrictiveness learning approach framework on academic performance, consent, and attitudes of Payame Noor university students of Sardasht. We use the pseudo-experimental research technique with pretest-posttest design. Statistical universe includes all Payame Noor university students of Sardasht. Using cluster sampling technique, we select 45 students as our sample from which 15 students were on control group (conventional distance education). 15 students were on distance education group based on generative learning and the other 15 students where on project-based group. Data collection method includes final term scores of statistics course to measure academic performance. We also use two researcher made questions airs to measure consent and attitudes of students. We analyze the data using inferential statistics with unilateral variance analysis technique. The research findings show the effectiveness of distance education based on project and generative learning model.

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