Relationship between Affect and Learning in an Online Course
Brenda Cecilia Padilla Rodriguez, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL), Mexico
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Toronto, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-81-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
Understanding the relationship between affect and learning can help e-learning designers create engaging online educational environments. The current paper aims to explore this relationship. 138 students who were taking an online course participated answering a paper version of the Positive Affect and Negative Affect Schedules (PANAS) and providing their course’s grades. Positive affect towards the online course showed to be predominant. Most students (93.5%) had approving grades. However, no significant relationship between affect and learning was found. Several explanations are discussed.
Padilla Rodriguez, B.C. (2010). Relationship between Affect and Learning in an Online Course. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2489-2494). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 25, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/34988/.
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