LEARNING OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE USING COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: THE EXAMPLE OF THE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF SARAJEVO
School of Economics and Business (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA)
About this paper:
Appears in: INTED2011 Proceedings
Publication year: 2011
Conference name: 5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 7-9 March, 2011
Location: Valencia, Spain
Abstract:Fast progress of ICT (Information and communication technology) learning in developed countries in all spheres of industry and education in recent years was a sufficient reason for the initiative in the field of this way of education in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
E-learning is a process that involves a wide range of applications, which in a learning environment can be distributed via Internet, in the form of audio / video, multimedia and dynamic materials. Course Management System (CMS) is one of the possible ways to implement e-learning. We will present usage and perception of students on the example of Faculty of Economics and Business in Sarajevo (the most technically developed Faculty in Bosnia and Herzegovina). This Faculty is using Moodle CMS system, and we will presents advantages and disadvantages of use of CMS system in education purpose.
The paper contains the results of research on attitudes and perceptions of students who learn English via Internet. Assessment of these attitudes and differences between the attitudes of various groups of the student sample was performed using analysis of variance (ANOVA). Students’ perception toward course management systems will be estimated thought the analysis of these seven components: voluntarily, relative advantage, compatibility, eases of use, result demonstrability, visibility and trialability. The difference between user perception will be estimated trough several demographic characteristics of students (level of knowledge of English language, school year, age, gender, etc.).
The analysis will be conducted on a sample of students in all class years at the School of Economics and Business in Sarajevo, using SPSS 16 software tools.
Keywords: e-learning, course management system, multimedia, ANOVA.