A Study Of Challenges Faced By E-Learning Faculty In Paksitan

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Dr. Dawood Ahmad , Dr. Sidra Rizwan , Dr. Maqsood Ahmad


In the most developing countries, e-learning was not preferred as a tool for teaching and learning process. However, the pandemic of COVID-19 forced institutions and teachers to utilize e-learning as a mode for education to continue process of teaching and learning. This study appraised university faculty members' observations, identified their experiences, and challenges of e-learning during the COVID- 19. It also explored factors which impede the acceptance and use of e-learning as a device teaching at higher education level. Data were collected using an electronic questionnaire for exploring challenges faced by e-learning faculty. It was found that 44% of the faculty members who participated in the study were assistant professors. More than 30% faculty members were from department of Computer Sciences. The significant findings of the study were that more and more training facilities for the faculty and students should be arranged on campus. Infrastructure of e-learning environment needs to be up-dated continuously and better incentives for the faulty members should be given by the employer. The research study showed that the challenges were overcome by the faculty members through the e- learning way of teaching and learning at higher education level. Thus, it would be a successful strategy for the promulgation of e-learning and utilize technology as a very positive step towards educational development and change.

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