The Effect of Community of Learning(CoL) on the e-Learning Performance

학습 공동체의 특성이 기업 e-Learning 성과에 미치는 영향

  • 서현주 (서울정보통신대학원대학교 정보경영학과) ;
  • 정예선 (서울정보통신대학원대학교 정보경영학과) ;
  • 김효근 (서울정보통신대학원대학교 정보경영학과)
  • Received : 2004.03.21
  • Accepted : 2004.05.31
  • Published : 2004.06.01


The present paper examines the effect of "community of learning" factors as well as learning and contextual factors on the e-learning performance empirically. The concept of community of learning, which was derived from community of practice, has not been emphasized in previous studies on e-learning. Data were collected from 226 people who had experienced e-learning and multiple regression analysis was used to analyze the data. The results are as follows; First, learning motivation and appropriateness of learning contents, ease of system use, and knowledge sharing have a positive effect on learner's satisfaction. Whereas, learning motivation, appropriateness of learning contents, ease of system use, knowledge sharing, and activated communication are appeared to affect the ability of performing tasks significantly.