USABILITY LEVEL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION WEBSITE
(SAKARYA UNIVERSITY SAMPLE)

  

ABSTRACT

The main goal of this research is to determine the usability of Sakarya University Adapazarı Vocational Two-Year Community Collegeís Web Site. A scale was developed to the evaluation and applied to 1512 students. From the applied questionnaire only appropriate ones were selected to be evaluated and 1229 questionnaire were analysed.

 

Finally, usability level of distance educationís web site was analysed according to the comments of the students of Sakarya University Adapazarı Vocational Two-Year Community College and was analyzed whether there is a meaningful difference in based on their genders, ages, departments, university years and geographical conditions or not.

 

Results of the research revealed that students feel contented with usability of distance educationís web site. In the analysis done according to the gender variable, when compared to the male students , female students; according to the age variable, when compared to the old students , the young students; according to the department  variable, when compared to the students of other departments, the students of Mechatronics and  Business Management Department; according to the university years variable, when compared to the senior students, the freshmen; according to the geographical conditions variable, when compared to the students of  other regions, the students living in Mediterranean region are not content with usability of  web site in some factors.

 

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