Perceived Risk Factors in Distance Education Delivery: The Case of University of Education, Winneba

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore the risks associated with staff of University of Education, Winneba who work for University’s Distance Education Programme.  The study employed sequential explanatory mixed methods approach which used questionnaire and structured interview guide to collect both quantitative and qualitative data. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 250 respondents from 325 staff of the Distance Education Programme. The study identified security, dietary, transportation and lodging as the key risk factors associated with distance education delivery. It was recommended among others, that the University should institute an insurance policy to cover all staff engaged in the Distance Education delivery.

Keywords: Education, University, Winneba, distance education delivery, perceived risk factors


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