Interaction and effectiveness of corporate e-learning programmes

Brenda Cecilia Padilla Rodriguez, Alejandro Armellini

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Abstract

This study was conducted in a large Mexican organization running a virtual corporate university. It aimed to evaluate students’ perceptions of three types of interaction (learner–teacher, learner–content and learner–learner) and their views on the effectiveness of online courses in terms of satisfaction, learning and behaviours. Twenty-six employees who had studied at least one online course within the organization answered an online survey. Four of them were interviewed. Results show that: (1) Learners value their interaction with the content the most. (2) Online learning is generally perceived as an effective method for delivering corporate training. (3) There is no perceived relationship between online interactions and training effectiveness. The findings are limited to the specific context of the participating organization. Further research into online learning in corporate settings is needed to understand training interactions and changes in job performance.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHuman Resource Development International
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

Keywords

  • online learning
  • interaction
  • equivalency
  • effectiveness
  • e-learning
  • Mexico

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