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ERIC Number: ED557309
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: 978-989-8704-08-5
ISSN: N/A
Factors Influencing the Acceptance of E-Learning Adoption in Libya's Higher Education Institutions
Benghet, Mahfoud; Helfert, Markus
International Association for Development of the Information Society, Paper presented at the International Conference e-Learning 2014. Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Lisbon, Portugal, July 15-19, 2014)
The growing influence of technologies on all aspects of life, including the education sector, requires developing countries to follow the example of the developed countries and adopt technology in their education systems. Libya has been able to boost its economic and educational position over the years, and this brings it to the concern of applying modern methods of learning into its Higher Education (HE) system. E-Learning has been advocated by several university professors and researchers as one of pertinent method in the education system in the current society context of busy schedules and dual responsibilities of adult learners. However, due to many cultural, governmental and technological reasons, the state of e-Learning in Libya's HE has not been to an adequate level. This paper aims to shows the outcomes of several studies, which discover the effect of national and international ethos and methods to education on the usefulness of manipulating, applying and utilizing e-Learning schemes and machinery in Libya's Higher Education institutions. The writers have advanced an inquiry form, which was finished by ripe Libyan students registered for PhD educations in the United Kingdom, who are also permanent professors at the Universities of Tripoli, Garyounis, El-Zawia and Aljabal-Algharbi. The measurable and qualitative inquiry of the replies show numerous complications connected to the utilization of e-Learning and, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Libyan universities. [For the complete proceedings, see ED557189.]
International Association for the Development of the Information Society. e-mail: secretariat@iadis.org; Web site: http://www.iadisportal.org
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Libya