Education and Information Technologies

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 71–88

E-learning in life long education: A computational approach to determining listening comprehension ability


DOI: 10.1007/s10639-009-9117-9

Cite this article as:
Işık, C. & Yılmaz, S. Educ Inf Technol (2011) 16: 71. doi:10.1007/s10639-009-9117-9


E-Learning is the use of telecommunication technology to deliver information for education and training and it is emerging as the new paradigm of modern education. Because of the increasing amount of technology integration in the learning environment, more and more studies focus on examining “how people learn with technology” This study was conducted to find out how computer assisted language learning contributes to learners’ ability to develop listening comprehension. The results revealed that learner computer anxiety, instructor attitude toward e-Learning, e-Learning course flexibility, e-Learning course quality, perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, and diversity in assessments are the critical factors affecting learners’ perceived satisfaction.


E-learning Lifelong learning Learning environments Technology Design Listening comprehension 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Atatürk UniversityErzurumTurkey
  2. 2.Kara Elmas UniversityZonguldakTurkey

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