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Reflection on the influence of online trust in online learners performance
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, , Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde, Cape Verde ; , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

This paper provides a comprehensive introduction to the trust influence within an online distance learning process. This research was performed on an online distance education graduate level course at an African university in Cape Verde. It explores the trust influence in an online distance learning context and studies the nature of that relationship. Results, confirms the importance of fostering trust online and it implications for online distance learners performance. An additional contribution provided by this research work is the development of an Information and Communication Technologies Online distance learning module for every initial year of Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo Verde graduation course. Thus contributing to reducing the existing gap between developed and developing countries. Furthermore, a number of consequent research questions are presented which pave the way for future research work.

Citation

Sousa, S., Lamas, D. & Hudson, B. (2006). Reflection on the influence of online trust in online learners performance. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2374-2381). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 14, 2019 from .

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