The Complexity of an E-Learning System: A Paradigm for the Human Factor

  • Adriana Schiopoiu Burlea


The purpose of this chapter is to investigate how an e-learning platform — TESYS — contributes to learning development activities. This chapter is aimed at contributing to the increase of the understanding of the influence of the information systems on building new learning perspectives for different categories of users. The results reveal that there are statistically significant differences regarding the ages of the persons considered in the research, but their expectations and needs referring to the e-learning platform seem to be the same. The real differences come from the difficulties of the individual use of the facilities offered by the information systems and from the human factor's level of involvement in the improvement of this system. Consequently, there are visible discrepancies in the use of the e-learning platform and these disparities are not only age - and sex - related but also related to the person's knowledge in the field.


Human Factor Team Project Soft Skill Active Learning Strategy High Motivational Level 
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