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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2014 Vol.4(5): 421-425 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2014.V4.442

The Study of Achievement and Motivation by e-Learning–A Case Study

Hong-Min Lin, Wan-Ju Chen, and Shu-Fen Nien
Abstract—With the rapid development of information systems and the Internet technology, there has been a lot of progress in the multi-media and the Internet industry. It has also brought innovation in the mode of educational learning. This study was designed for freshman students of college in the e-learning method of an accounting course, so as to investigate different achievement and motivation implementation of this method. The study applied quasi-experimental design, divided into an experimental group and a control group. Learning effect evaluation was done by using pre-test and post- test. In order to achieve the purpose of the study, the experimental group applied e-learning strategy and the control group applied traditional learning style. After a six week period, we examined the effectiveness of learning in the experimental group. The results were two-fold: firstly, e-learning strategy is not different from the traditional learning method in terms of achievement in accounting for freshman students in college; secondly, e-learning strategy is superior to the traditional learning method in terms of learning motivation.

Index Terms—E-learning, learning effectiveness, learning achievement, learning motivation.

Hong-Min Lin is with the Department of Special Education, National Taichung University of Education. No.140, Minsheng Rd., West Dist., Taichung City 40306, Taiwan R.O.C. (e-mail: tcivs2266@yahoo.com.tw).
Wan-Ju Chen is with the Department of Business Administration, Taiwan Shoufu University. No.168, Nanshih Li, Madou district, Tainan County 72153, Taiwan ROC and is also with the Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Changhua University of Education No.2, Shi-Da Road, Changhua City 500, Taiwan R.O.C. (e-mail: post123465@gmail.com).
Shu-Fen Nien is with the Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Changhua University of Education, No.2, Shi-Da Road, Changhua City 500, Taiwan R.O.C. (e-mail: f90312004@yahoo.com.tw).

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Cite: Hong-Min Lin, Wan-Ju Chen, and Shu-Fen Nien, "The Study of Achievement and Motivation by e-Learning–A Case Study," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 421-425, 2014.

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