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  • Challenges in e-Learning adoption The International College (THINC) Abdul Rehman December 2006 Emirates Towers, Dubai Organized by Edutech Middle-East
  • Agenda
    • Introduction
    • E-Learning Definition
    • Challenges before adopting eLearning
    • Post adoption challenges of eLearning
    • Future lessons in eLearning
  • E-learning Re-defined
    • E-learning Definition of
      • “Implementers” or “Faculty” or “Students” or “Regulatory Bodies”
    • Getting the right answers for E-Learning….
      • evaluation & pilot for quite a few Learning Management Systems (LMS)
    • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework and Capability Maturity Model (CMM),
      • reduce risk and increase the chance of success in their adoption of e-learning.
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  • Challenges before adopting eLearning
    • Institutional & Academic Program goals
    • What is the Learning process?
    • Delivery of the Program
    • Infrastructure and Equipment
    • Technical staff
    • Content
    • Cost
    • Training
    • Services
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  • Post adoption challenges of eLearning 1 of 4
    • Managing and maintaining the Blackboard Servers
    • Managing enrollments and courses
    • Having the right textbook title from the faculty well in advance
    • Acquiring content and fine-tune to each by faculty
    • Orientation for the new intake & Training Schedule for new faculty
    • Mail Server issues, mails bouncing, etc
  • Post adoption challenges of eLearning 2 of 4
    • Online Collaboration tool requires different sign-on than LMS
    • Synchronous collaboration with students in different time zones
    • Research & Development by technical staff & faculty
    • Support & Troubleshooting faculty and staff
    • Moderating & Participating on Discussions Boards – too many or too few responses
    • Integration, Licensing, Hot Fixes, Upgrades, etc
  • Post adoption challenges of eLearning 3 of 4
    • What really is happening in there? eLearning Dashboard for the Instructor, Institution and Administrator
    • Wait for problems to occur than look out for a solution
    • Accessing premium content or applications as referred in course cartridge but requires “purchase”
    • How do we collaborate doing a “Dissertation” purely online on Blackboard Basic edition?
  • Post adoption challenges of eLearning 4 of 4
    • Semester, Course & Cartridge planning process
    • On Call - identifying a problem and solving it virtually
    • Having the same “content” delivered for onsite students in other locations
    • Recycling a course for new faculty – wants to change the content
    • Exchange of ideas and share experience with other institutions using the same LMS
  • Future lessons in eLearning
    • Rich Learner Communities
    • Changes in Program delivery or course delivery – Does the LMS can support?
    • Structured knowledge transfer
    • Facilitating collaboration and social network on Networked Learning Environments
    • Archival & Retrieval System within the LMS
    • Towards Reusable and Shareable Courseware