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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(2): 2155-2161
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.702.258


Awareness Level of Distance Learning Courses – A Study for Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
M. Malarkodi*, V.M. Indumadhi and S. Praveena
Department of ARM, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641003, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Distance education had existed for more than a century, online learning was the current trend in distance education. Many universities in other countries were providing online degree at various levels such as associate degrees online, bachelor’s degrees online, master’s degree online, even Ph.D degree online. The study tried to assess the extent of awareness of students towards TNAU distance education programs. Considering the objectives of the study, sample respondents were categorized into Agricultural students and non agricultural students. The total sample size was 180 students consisting of 90 agricultural students and 90 non agricultural students. A well structured questionnaire was prepared to collect the required information. From the results, majority of the agricultural students were aware of TNAU distance education programme, whereas only 19 per cent of non-agricultural students were aware about the TNAU distance programme. The chi square analysis revealed that awareness about the TNAU distance education programme was statistically different between the agricultural and non agricultural students. The source of information about the TNAU distance education courses among the sample through friends and brochure.


Keywords: Awareness, Chi-square, Distance learning, Education
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Malarkodi, M., V.M. Indumadhi and Praveena, S. 2018. Awareness Level of Distance Learning Courses – A Study for Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(2): 2155-2161. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.702.258