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The Evaluation of Students' Perceptions of Distance Education

, , Eastern Mediterrranean University, Turkey ; , Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lugano, Switzerland ISBN 978-1-880094-53-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


Distance Education provides the technological improvement effect on education. With the developments of high technology and globalization, social, cultural, educational aspects of life become different and get better in terms of time space and communication. In the educational field, classical learning and teaching techniques can not be effective without technology and time, space limitations. Distance Education provides fast, easy education opportunities for everyone without concentrating time, distance, and space limitations. There are huge tendencies from students for participating in distance education to live the sense of self-development, achievement and responsibility. Whatever there are some kind of problems within distance education, it is good concern to evaluate what students perceptions are toward distance education in our context in order to calculate common interpretations around the world for popular education style as distance education.


Isman, A., Dabaj, F. & Gumus, A. (2004). The Evaluation of Students' Perceptions of Distance Education. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3597-3602). Lugano, Switzerland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 16, 2019 from .


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  1. Isman (1999) requires constructivist approach on learning for being interactive within teaching-learning instruction. Students should search and design their activities with their self experience on the subject and the construct all activities under the sense of instruction. Through the role of technology with contemporary education as distance education, students can catch real experience of learning and develop self-developments.

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