The Study of Influencing Factors of Chinese Distance Learners Emotional States
Emotion is a complex subjective experience. It ploys a significant role in online learning. To study what factors influences online learners^ emotional states is of important significance for building online learning environment and providing high-quality learning support. This research investigated the influences of online learning environment on emotional states. The study was designed to identify the factors that influence emotional states in such an environment. Questionnaire and self-report methods were used and administered to online learners from， BUBT network education institute. Results indicated that course quality associates with positive emotion. Factors link to negative emotion varied in different online learning phases. The usability of technical platform links to negative emotion at the initial and middle of learning. However， course quality links to negative emotion at the end of learning. Human interaction frequentness became increasingly important to emotional states. Besides， results indicated that the factors that influence emotional states have a significant difference on the demographic characteristic. The results will also have implications for technical platform design， curricula development， and learning support.
|關鍵詞||在线学习、情绪影响因素、技术平台、课程、人际交互、online learning、influencing factors of emotional states、technological platform、course、human interaction、CSSCI|