Discomfort in e-Learning: Does it Impact Learners?

Issham Ismail, Adi Syahid, Azman Nizuwan


This study is designed to measure readiness among distance learner to embrace new technologies in their studies. This study involved 190 distance learner from the School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia as a respondent and the data were collected by questionnaire that adapted from Parasuraman and Colby (2001) [1]. The study was carried out to see whether distance education learners are comfortable to study by using new technology. The results show that all respondent are comfortable and confidence enough to embrace new technology in their learning.


Discomfort, Distance Leaners, New Technology, Readiness.

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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