Proceedings of the 48th International Academic Conference, Copenhagen

THE REAL STATUS OF DIGITAL LEARNING AS PERCEIVED BY FAULTY MEMBERS IN JORDAN

YOUSEF ALJARAIDEH

Abstract:

This study aims to identify the real status of digital learning as perceived by faculty members in Jordan. Digital learning is a new term which imitates the development of contemporary education technology changes. The research uses qualitative method represented by a semi-structured interview. The sample of the study consists of (50) faculty members chosen from Jerash University. The findings of the study showed that there are set of obstacles prevent ideal integration of digital learning as perceived by faculty members at Jerash University. A big portion of faculty members perceived poor infrastructure, lack of time and lack of technological skills as the main barriers that prevent the implementation of digital learning in the learning and teaching process. Some recommendations were set such as holding training courses for faculty members in order to improve their technological skills.

Keywords: digital learning, barriers, implementation, Jordan.

DOI: 10.20472/IAC.2019.048.003

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