Online from: 1984
Subject Area: Education
|Title:||Employers’ perspectives of online education|
|Author(s):||Nikolaos Linardopoulos, (School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA)|
|Citation:||Nikolaos Linardopoulos, (2012) "Employers’ perspectives of online education", Campus-Wide Information Systems, Vol. 29 Iss: 3, pp.189 - 194|
|Keywords:||Computer based learning, Education, Employers and online education, Online education, Perceptions of online education, Value of online education|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/10650741211243201 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the strengths and weaknesses of seven representative studies pertaining to the employers’ perceptions of online education.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper retrieved and analysed representative studies on the subject from two scholarly databases and Google.
Findings – The results indicate that there is a much greater likelihood that a candidate with an online degree would be viewed less favorably for employment purposes compared to the candidate with the face-to-face degree.
Originality/value – The paper identifies the gaps in the current studies and suggests future research directions regarding this critical topic.
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