Traditional Classroom vs E-learning in Higher Education: Difference between Students' Behavioral Engagement

Fei Li, Jingyao Qi, Guiwei Wang, Xiaofeng Wang


We discuss traditional classroom, e-learning, behavioral engagement and difference between behavioral engagements in two kind of instruction environment. Results from variance analyses suggest that there is no significant difference between engagements of active learning in different classroom conditions, and there exist significant differences on higher-level learning of innovative and critical thinking. Our findings highlight students' behavioral engagements in two environments have no significant advantage over each other, but e-learning facilitates higher-level learning better.


behavioral engagement, difference, e-learning, traditional classroom

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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