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Comparative study among trainers and trainees of the Patras PVTI regarding distance learning

Giotopoulos, Georgios

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    <title>Comparative study among trainers and trainees of the Patras PVTI regarding distance learning</title>
    <subject>distance learning</subject>
    <subject>adult education</subject>
    <subject>Public Vocational Training Institute</subject>
    <date dateType="Issued">2021-02-08</date>
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    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;The purpose of this study is to compare attitudes and views of the trainers and trainees of the Patras PVTI (Public Vocational Training Institute). Initially, the theoretical frame of the operation of the PVTI combined with the transition to distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic is presented. The research and its results follow. The research questions are about the personal views of the trainers and the trainees regarding distance learning, the way trainers communicate remotely with the trainees and vice versa, as well as whether the working relationship, education level, specialty and sex of both groups play any role in the distance learning education. The results have shown that trainees do not use the asynchronous platform (eclass) of the Patras PVTI while the percentage of trainers using it is almost more than double (25.0%). The majority of their communication takes place via emails or Facebook groups. Finally, while in trainers there is no significant differentiation regarding the working relationship, level of education, specialty and sex, in trainees there are differentiations when it comes to the education level and sex.&lt;/p&gt;</description>
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