What is E-Learning?
E-Learning is a technology-based learning technique, used to deliver subject content and provide learners with the necessary skills and understanding. It is also a student-cantered, that allows learners to interact actively in their learning. As a basic concept, eLearning is learning by utilizing different types of electronic technologies in order to provide information for learners within a short period of time and less efforts, which will result in greater benefits.
E-Learning and ICT are not a goal or an end in themselves, but a means for communicating knowledge and achieving identified education outcomes as well as preparing students for their daily life activities, which in away on another, became dependent on the increasingly changing nature of technology.
The Objectives of E-Learning:
§ To realize Qatar National Vision 2020 in relation to human development.
§ To develop a positive attitude and raise awareness of the community in relation to the importance of ICT and its impact on teaching and learning.
§ To create a leading education system through improving the effectiveness and quality of teaching and learning.
§ To realize the goals of education in the State of Qatar smoothly and effectively, by utilizing and integrating modern technologies in subjects content.
§ To create learning outcomes that have the capacity to address the challenges of the tertiary education and fulfil the requirements of labour market.
§ To create an exciting and motivating learning environment that promotes students creativity.
§ To enable students to learn, at anytime and anywhere, while considering their different abilities and needs.
§ To promote leaners independence and self-reliance, to enhance their research skills and self-learning.
§ To enable teachers to perform their duties effectively and creatively by providing them with teaching methods that address the different needs and expectations of students.
§ To develop effective communication between key stakeholders.
why E-Learning is important?
§ School community (staff, students and parents) can access information quickly and smoothly.
§ Students can acquire and develop positive attitudes e.g. broadmindedness, perseverance, accuracy, and search for information.
§ Improve students’ academic achievement.
§ Create a generation of students who can cope up with technological advancements in education process.
§ Help students to creatively demonstrate their abilities.