E-learning in Usa as a developing Country: Issues Ahead and Possible Alternatives

 E-learning in Iran being a developing Country: Challenges In advance and Likely Solutions Composition

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E-learning in Iran being a developing Region: Challenges Ahead and Likely Solutions

Mas`oud Mahmoodi-Shahrebabaki, Massoud Yaghoubi-Notash (PhD) University of Teheran, Teachers of International Languages and Literatures, Teheran, Iran

masoud. [email protected] com

University of Tabriz, English language Department, Faculty of Persian Literature & Foreign 'languages', Tabriz, Iran

masoud. [email protected] com

Summary

E-learning features lately grown into a growing area due to its good potentials for instructional and analysis purposes. Framework of teaching where e-learning is entrusted can keep implications to get the range and cases of application. The modern day study details the major problems faced to that end by Iranian practitioners and also offer a few practical solutions to these challenges. As a descriptive study in nature, the information population made up 350 Iranian citizens via various cultural, economical and academic backgrounds outdated between of sixteen and 53 who were asked to prioritize six key challenges Iranian people deal with regarding the e-learning arena on a standardized Likert-type scale. The challenges had been selected by among those earlier reported in the related literature. 6 major challenges to be prioritized were: insufficient government support, lack of general public awareness, expense of e-learning, collectivist culture of Iran, low-speed internet, internal filtering and external sanctions. The results suggested that insufficient public understanding, lack of authorities support and collectivist society of Serbia were chosen by the individuals as the primary hurdles in the path of e-learning expansion in Usa, respectively. Further more solutions and implications of the study are discussed inside the study.

Indexing terms/Key terms:

E-learning, Problems in E-learning, E-learning in Iran

Educational Discipline and Sub-Disciplines

Education, educational technology

Subject Category

E-learning

Council for Impressive Research

Expert Review Research Publishing Program

Journal: WORLDWIDE JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN EDUCATION METHODOLOGY Vol 6, No . a couple of

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INTRODUCTION

Not many aspects, if, of our modern-day routines manage to have remained uninfluenced by computer, the twentieth hundred years wonder equipment. Irresistible and hard to escape as they may possibly appear, these kinds of sweeping improvements have also guaranteed new potentials for several fields and activities which includes education. E-learning as a rapidly growing, if not to say a volatile, field will offer a wide range of potentials for analysis and practice (Fryer, Bovee, & Nakao, 2014). Therefore elearning may possibly bear a good deal of potentials intended for instructional theorizing, research and practice (see Warshauer & Liau, 2010 for instance).

E-learning can easily denote the use of electronic devices in education. Rosenberg (2001) limitations e-learning to the use of online learning via World Internet as " the use of net technologies to offer a broad assortment of solutions that enhance know-how and performance... [which] is based upon three critical criteria: network, delivered and focus on the broadest view of learning” (p. 28). Nevertheless, only some characterizations of e-learning happen to be confined to that scope. Additional definitions grow the realm of e-learning beyond the net to embrace the computer alone. Generally speaking, elearning can consider distant electric learning depending upon a wide group of applications and processes, just like 

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employing internet websites and computers,

having virtual classes

delivery info via internet,

intranet/extranet networks,

audio- and videotapes,

satellite broadcasting,

online televisions,

CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, and

tablets and smart phones.

In the early days, e-learning was not extremely warmly welcomed, as many people thought bringing computers and also other voluminous electronic devices into the classroom...

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