E-learning as a Motivator in Teaching and Learning in The Saudi University Context
Naif Alsayyali, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Kona, Hawaii, United States Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA
The number of students who are enrolling in online courses is expanding exponentially. For this reason, many schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are moving towards an electronic means of teaching, termed e-learning. E-learning is a fundamental approach that has become popular within the last decade, and educational institutions are competing to broaden online programs to accommodate the increasing number of students. Moreover, recent research shows that Saudi Arabian students are motivated to use technology, regardless of a faculty’s inability to assimilate e-learning in teaching and learning processes. This paper endeavors to assess the critical role of e-learning as a motivator for enhancing teaching and learning in public schools and universities in the KSA, and also provides recommendations on how faculty can make e-learning more effective and motivating in teaching and learning processes.
Alsayyali, N. (2015). E-learning as a Motivator in Teaching and Learning in The Saudi University Context. In Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 251-255). Kona, Hawaii, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 24, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/152018/.
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