Medical Student Motivation to Work in E-learning

Baiba Druvmale-Druvleja, Linda Alondere, B. Vovere, I. Biteniece, J. Lure, A. Taurene, V. Ozols

Abstract


Nowadays information technology is widley used in studying process thus enabling students to acquire knowledge in a convenient place and time. It is a novel approach and a challenge for both – the students and the faculty of Latvian University Riga Medical College (LU RMK). In order to provide and develope e-learning environment LU RMK has launched a Project whose main objective is „to develop guidelines and video training materials in the e-environment for students and faculty staff in order to provide a more efficient studying process”. Implementation of the project has been started with a pilot study „Medical students’ motivation to work in e-environment”, designed to explore students’ motivation and factors affecting the work of the e environment. Methods: A pilot study using a quantitative method – a survey. To achieve the goal 209 students have been surveyed in the LU RMK.

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e-Learning; e-studies; motivational factor; technology adoption; medical students

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/sie2014vol2.650

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