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Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Chalous Branch, Iran


The aim of this study was to determine the role of E-learning in the quality of job career and job satisfaction of employees of Islamic Azad University, Tehran Province Branch. The study method was descriptive-correlation. The statistical population of the present study was the staff of the Islamic Azad University of Tehran Province Branch, 1200 individuals. According to Krejcie and Morgan, 290 individuals were selected by means of simple random sampling method. Data collection tools were Mahdavi E-Learning Questionnaire (2012), Walton Quality of job career quality Questionnaire (1973) and Minnesota Job Satisfaction Questionnaire. Data analysis by means of stepwise regression method showed that E -learning plays a role in the quality of job career (P <0.05) and the best predictor for fair and adequate payment components, providing opportunities for growth and permanent security, social dependence of job career, overall space of life, social integration and cohesion in the organization, and the development of human capabilities. E-learning also plays a role in employee's job satisfaction (P <0.05) and is the best predictor for components of leadership method and physical conditions. Therefore, it is suggested to use this type of training in formulating training and strategic plans of organizations.


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