Situation Awareness Training in E-Learning
In this paper the problem of increasing e-learning effectiveness is considered. Students must operate in e-learning environment and sense simultaneously a lot of parameters. This needs particular skills that may be formed by trainings. The paper represents the results of our study proving positive influence of the situation awareness training on e-learning performance. In the randomized controlled study that has been held in ITMO University 104 first-year engineering students participated. The students had been divided into two groups: active and control. All of the participants had to pass an online exam in computer science twice in 28-days interval. The students from active group were asked to pass the situation awareness training within this 28-days interval. At the end of the experiment, necessary parameters had been calculated and analyzed.
KeywordsCognitive training E-learning performance Functional state Online exam
This paper is supported by Russian Federation Government’s grant # 074-U01.
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