Test of e-Learning Related Attitudes (TeLRA) scale: Development, reliability and validity study
Dalton Kisanga, Gren Ireson, Nottingham Trent University, UK, United Kingdom
IJEDICT Volume 12, Number 1, ISSN 1814-0556 Publisher: Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies
The Tanzanian education system is in transition from face-to-face classroom learning to e-learning. E-learning is a new learning approach in Tanzanian Higher Learning Institutions [HLIs] and with teachers being the key stakeholders of all formal education, investigating their attitude towards e-learning is essential. So far, however, there has been little consideration given to research that examines teachersâ attitudes towards e-learning in Tanzanian HLIs and consequently, there is no standard attitude scale that has been developed to measure this. This paper presents the development and validation of a scale of teachersâ attitude to e-learning. Whilst being initially developed to assess the attitude of teachers in HLIs the authors belief, having piloted with pre-service trainee teachers in England that the scale transfers across national boundaries. The final instrument contains 36 items with a Cronbach alpha score of 0.857. Although the developed attitude scale was intended for use in HLIs, it can also be of interest to researchers investigating attitudes on other sectors
Kisanga, D. & Ireson, G. (2016). Test of e-Learning Related Attitudes (TeLRA) scale: Development, reliability and validity study. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, 12(1),. Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies.
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