Cultural conventions and the Virtual Learning Environment

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Culture influences usability, and usability has influence on learning in a Virtual Learning Environment. When offering ‘e-Learning distance degree programs’ one has to take in account the cultural background of the student population. A mismatch between the culture for witch the Virtual Learning Environment was designed and the students can severely influence the students learning experience.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStudent Mobility and ICT: Dimensions of Transition
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2009

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