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.
|Title of host publication||Student Mobility and ICT: Dimensions of Transition|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2009|
van Wesel, M., ten Haaf, J., & Vesseur, A. (2009). Cultural conventions and the Virtual Learning Environment. In Student Mobility and ICT: Dimensions of Transition (pp. 283-288) http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/615477/1/Proceedings_S_ICT2009_Final.pdf