Title: Gender differences in evaluating the standards of e-learning courses

Authors: Chung-Chu Liu

Addresses: Department of Business Administration, National Taipei University, 151, University Road, San Shia, Taipei, 237 Taiwan, ROC

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to compare gender differences in evaluating the standards of e-learning courses. Focus group interview and the content analysis method are used to collect data and develop items. Then the Analytical Hierarchy Process is used to analyse the data. According to the results, there are some differences in items evaluation. Measuring and comparing the gender differences in e-learning courses can be used to help businesses select good e-learning courses, provide some evaluation standards base for the human resource department and improve appropriateness of training in companies.

Keywords: analytical hierarchy process; AHP; content analysis; design logic; e-learning courses; evaluation; feedback; gender differences; standards; teaching effectiveness; online learning.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2008.018049

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2008 Vol.5 No.5, pp.581 - 594

Published online: 28 Apr 2008 *

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