Effective e-learning ? Multi-tasking , distractions and boundary management by graduate students in an online environment

  title={Effective e-learning ? Multi-tasking , distractions and boundary management by graduate students in an online environment},
  author={J. C. F. de Wintera and Debby Cottona and Joan Gavina and Jon D. Yorkeb},
This paper reports the findings of a small-scale study that documented the use of information technology for learning by a small group of postgraduate students. Our findings support current knowledge about characteristics displayed by effective e-learners, but also highlight a less researched but potentially important issue in developing e-learning expertise: the ability of students to manage the combination of learning and non-learning activities online. Although multi-tasking has been… 

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