American Journal of Economics and Business Administration

Review of E-Learning and ICT Infrastructure in Developing Countries (Case Study of Iran)

Siavash Omidinia, Maslin Masrom and Harihuddin Selamat

DOI : 10.3844/ajebasp.2011.120.125

American Journal of Economics and Business Administration

Volume 3, Issue 1

Pages 120-125

Abstract

Problem statement: E-Learning aims to apply information and communications technology to enhance and/or support learning process. Today E-Learning is one of tools for education justice. This study attempts to review on challenges and infrastructure of e-learning in developing countries specially Iran and to know what have been developed in Iran, what issues and challenges exists and what solutions make e-Learning as a major success to transforms Iran to knowledge society. Conclusion/Recommendation: Our finding have shown that the following factors can be attributed for hindering the success of e-Learning projects in Iran: process focus, implementation expertise, technology focus, open-source technology and one-time funding.

Copyright

© 2011 Siavash Omidinia, Maslin Masrom and Harihuddin Selamat. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.