Abstract—Integrating technology in education through online courses can enhance the learning experience when coupled with the traditional methods of interaction. Online courses can help in providing access to education to people from remote and marginalized sections of the world. They help in developing critical thinking and increasing the capacities of students necessary for the 21st century. There has been a shift from traditional classroom teaching to teaching in a hybrid or blended manner. An online learning environment creates a potential learning space for students to use technology for effective teaching and learning process. A well-designed learning environment can blend conventional methods with technological innovations for increasing the accessibility and efficiency of the education system. The study collected data from graduate students (N=220) on various determinants of effective online courses and learning. Correlation was used to explore the relationship of the dimensions with the construct of effectiveness. Factor analysis was done and two factors were extracted, namely, student attributes, features of the platform and instructor quality. The findings of the study provide insights for measuring the effectiveness of online courses and initiate measures to handle the challenges to online education.
Index Terms—Online learning, effectiveness, technology & education.
Tanu Shukla, V. S. Nirban, and Mounika Prashanthi Vavilala are with the BITS Pilani, India (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Divya Dosaya was with BITS Pilani, India.
Cite:Tanu Shukla, Divya Dosaya, V. S. Nirban, and Mounika Prashanthi Vavilala, "Factors Extraction of Effective Teaching-Learning in Online and Conventional Classrooms," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 422-427, 2020.Copyright © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).