Share Paper: WBT and Learning Motivation in Health and Nursing Education

  1. Lina Bern, Fernuniversität in Hagen, Germany
  2. Christine Schulmann, Fernuniversität in Hagen, Germany
  3. Theo Bastiaens, Fernuniversität in Hagen (Germany) and Open University of the Netherlands (The Netherlands), Netherlands
Wednesday, June 29 2:00-2:30 PM Pavilion Ballroom A

Abstract: In the study the emphasis is put on web-based trainings (WBT). WBTs are the most common form of e-learning in on-the-job trainings in the private and public sector in Germany, whereas blended-learning scenarios and virtual classrooms are only used by 55% and 41% respectively. In spite of the increasing distribution of e-learning applications in sectors like higher education as well as private and professional further education, virtual teaching and learning scenarios are not widely used in the health and nursing education. Beside this deficit, the existing academic void of the motivational effect of a WBT in general proves the relevance ...