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LSPU Main Campus E-learning Readiness Assessment

Author Affiliations

  • 1College of Computer Studies, Laguna State Polytechnic University, Brgy. Bubukal Sta. Cruz, Laguna, Philippines

Res. J. Computer & IT Sci., Volume 4, Issue (9), Pages 14-21, September,20 (2016)

Abstract

A phenomenal impact of Information Technology in educational environment has significantly been a topic of recent studies which stresses the significance of information technology in education. E-Learning in the Philippines can be regarded as relatively new and in its infancy, in spite of this private higher educational institution has been implementing e-Learning in academic environment. Most state universities in the Philippines such as Laguna State Polytechnic University Main Campus is still using traditional methods or traditional teacher-centered methods and eLearning specifically Learning Management Systems is nonexistent. The study aims to assess the e-Learning readiness of Laguna State Polytechnic University Main Campus based on the following factors: i. E-learning Readiness ii. Acceptance iii. Training iv. Technological Infrastructure v. Tools Awareness. The study involves 23 Faculty members and 37 students from nine Colleges. Statistical analysis method was utilized to treat the assessment results. The result of this study shows that both faculty and student in the undergraduate program agree that the campus is ready to accept e-Learning in the current educational environment. The research evaluated the preparedness of the campus to implement an eLearning experience for the undergraduate programs, to design a good Learning Management System framework and to formulate a student-centric eLearning environment that will open the opportunity for the growth of e-learning in the LSPU system.

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