E-Learning at Private Universities in Kurdistan Region: A Comparative Field Study

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Adnan Fadhil 1,* Zohair Al-Ameen 1

1. Head of General Education Department, College of Education and Languages, Lebanese French University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2016.09.05

Received: 3 Jun. 2016 / Revised: 5 Jul. 2016 / Accepted: 2 Aug. 2016 / Published: 8 Sep. 2016

Index Terms

Comparative studies, e-learning, learning systems, modern technologies, private universities


Higher education is encountering major alteration in many countries. As well, many innovative learning techniques are emerging due to the speedy growths of technology, internet and communication tools. This thrive of technology has changed various features and conceptions of the traditional learning environments. Recently, the attention has focused on electronic learning (e-learning), which is a form of education that has begun to find its way into different developing countries due to its high potential in improving the educational process. However, different real-world challenges emerged, in which they hampered the application of e-learning in developing countries. Thus, this study aims to identify the status of the actual level of e-learning application among private universities in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. It is believed that the results of this study will greatly ameliorate the currently utilized educational systems.

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Adnan Fadhil, Zohair Al-Ameen, "E-Learning at Private Universities in Kurdistan Region: A Comparative Field Study", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.8, No.9, pp.35-42, 2016. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2016.09.05


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