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

Siavash Omidinia1, Maslin Masrom1 and Harihuddin Selamat1
  • 1 University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia

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.

American Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Volume 3 No. 1, 2011, 120-125

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2011.120.125

Submitted On: 5 May 2009 Published On: 31 January 2011

How to Cite: Omidinia, S., Masrom, M. & Selamat, H. (2011). Review of E-Learning and ICT Infrastructure in Developing Countries (Case Study of Iran). American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, 3(1), 120-125. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2011.120.125

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Keywords

  • Open Courseware (OCW)
  • open source technology
  • conceptual framework
  • e-learning challenges
  • technology focus