publication . Article . 2015

E-learning challenges faced by academics in higher education

Islam, Nurul; Beer, Martin; Slack, Frances;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2015
  • Publisher: Redfame
  • Country: United Kingdom
E-learning has become a necessity in higher education institutions and is being deployed in educational establishments throughout the world. Researchers have made much emphasis on its benefits but not much is discussed on the disadvantages of e-learning technology. This paper references some of the research work on the limitations of e-learning technology, categorises it in five challenges that teachers are faced with and suggestions for a successful e-learning outcome. This paper also discusses the use of e-learning technology in Middlesex University and some of the challenges they face. Lastly this paper identifies gaps in e-learning literature and calls for f...
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