Kenan, T., Pislaru, Crinela and Elzawi, A. (2012) Analysing the effectiveness of e-learning based on national and international cultures and approaches to pedagogy. In: 17th UKAIS Conference on Information Systems, 2012, 27 - 28 March 2012, New College, Oxford University. (Unpublished)
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This paper presents the results of several studies looking at the influence of national and international cultures and approaches to pedagogy on the effectiveness of designing, implementing and using e-learning systems and technology in Higher Education institutions. The authors have developed a questionnaire, which was completed by mature Libyan students enrolled for PhD studies in UK who also are full-time lecturers at the Universities of Tripoli, Garyounis, Aljabal-Algharbi and El-zawia. The quantitative and qualitative analysis of the answers show several problems linked to the use of e-learning and ICT in Libyan universities.
The paper also contains the results of a study about using technology in teaching at the University of Huddersfield, UK. So a comparison is made between the perceptions of Libyan and English lecturers about teaching with technology in HE. It is obvious that the national and international cultures and approaches to pedagogy play an important role in using effectively e-learning systems and technology in Higher Education institutions. Several recommendations about implementing successfully e-learning and ICT in Libyan Universities are made by taking into account that institutional, pedagogical and technological contexts of product implementation have a similar influence as national and international cultures and approaches to pedagogy.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||e-learning; ICT infrastructure; national and international cultures; pedagogy|
|Subjects:||L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
|Schools:||School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Pedagogical Research Group
Al-badree, A. (2006). “Problems of Libyan higher education”. In: Alaour, M., ed. Symposium of HE and Development in the Jamahiriya. Tripoli, Libya. December 31, 2007.
|Depositing User:||Crinela Pislaru|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jun 2012 15:01|
|Last Modified:||14 Jun 2012 15:01|
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