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ERIC Number: EJ1080234
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Implementation of Web-Based Education in Egypt through Cloud Computing Technologies and Its Effect on Higher Education
El-Seoud, M. Samir Abou; El-Sofany, Hosam F.; Taj-Eddin, Islam A. T. F.; Nosseir, Ann; El-Khouly, Mahmoud M.
Higher Education Studies, v3 n3 p62-76 2013
The information technology educational programs at most universities in Egypt face many obstacles that can be overcome using technology enhanced learning. An open source Moodle eLearning platform has been implemented at many public and private universities in Egypt, as an aid to deliver e-content and to provide the institution with various possibilities for implementing asynchronous e-learning web-based modules. In this paper the use of web-based education through cloud computing is presented. The evaluation showed that it has strongly contributed to the effectiveness of e- learning by improving the quality of students' comprehension.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Integrated Learning Systems, Web Based Instruction, Electronic Learning, Asynchronous Communication, Comprehension, College Students, Instructional Effectiveness, Internet, Information Management, Information Storage, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Computer Assisted Testing, Cooperation, Student Participation, Video Technology, Computer Mediated Communication, Visual Aids, Computer Software, Teaching Methods
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Egypt