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Volume 11
Issue 2
Online publication date 2015-11-22
Title A study of motivation and satisfaction of students in E-learning environment
Author Maria Todorova, Dimitrina Karamanska
Higher education is evolving in the context of the so-called "information society" and it aims to teach the younger generation to deal with the chaotic and the difficult to predict flow of knowledge and new information along with transmission of sound knowledge verified by tradition. E-learning (EL) provides enormous freedom of the learner in terms of means, place, time and rhythm of learning.

Data, as well as analysis of the results of the conducted study among different students (BSc, MSc, Ph.D. students) from an engineering university in Sofia - UCTM are presented in this publication. The aim of this study is to measure motivation and students’ satisfaction in active e-learning environment. The extent to which EL has been adopted in different academic practices has been discussed. The opinion of students of the present willingness of the university for the active introduction of EL in training has been asked for and evaluated.

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Keywords Higher education, e-learning, satisfaction, motivation
Pages 82-89
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