Rasha Abdel Aziz Youssef Shalaby
“The Perception of Students' Regarding E-Learning Implementation in Egyptian Universities”, The Fifth International Conference on Digital Society, eL&mL 2011: The Third International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning, ICDS 2011, G
Adopting e-learning in Egypt with population,
over 80 million, needs clear understanding of the students'
characteristics, perception, and cultural aspects. The large
number of students per class in higher education in Egypt
has highlighted the role of and the need for e-learning. This
paper will focus on the Egyptian students as the customer in
the e-learning process. It will try to identify the students'
education preference, perception regarding e-learning mode
effectiveness, and their e-readiness to its adoption by
answering 'What is the preference of the Egyptian students'
regarding HE mode in Egypt?' and 'What is the students
perception regarding the effectiveness of e-learning as a
higher education mode of learning in Egypt?' A structured
questionnaire was designed to target higher education
students in main two cities in Egypt. Data collected was
statistically analyzed using Statistical Packages for the Social
Sciences. Findings enabled the researchers to make
conclusions and recommendations regarding e-learning
implementation in Egypt.|