“Barriers to online teaching and learning in computer science”

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Siti Noor Aneeis Hashim, Razifah Othman, Jashira Jamin, Amirah Abu Hasan, Navaratnam Vejaratnam, Senin MS, IzzatFadhli Hamdan, Juritah Misman


The rapid increase of “technology and population makes it seem inevitable that e-education will become the primary agent of educational change shortly.” In recent years, there have been a plethora of studies into methods of improving “the quality of learning outcomes in e-education, and it has been addressed from a variety of angles, with a full assessment of research and survey data offered by various e-learning institutes.”“This document attempts to provide a taxonomy of hurdles to e-learning,” as well as offer acceptable solutions for each barrier identified. There are four types of roadblocks in general. 1. The Learners are subdivided into “categories such as financial difficulties, motivation, progress evaluation, isolation from peers, insufficient skills and experience in distance learning, attachment, and social domains, among others.” Teachers face significant difficulties such as a lack of proper understanding of the e-teaching environment and difficulty assessing distinct domain progress in their classrooms. 3. “Curriculum issues such as uncertainty, quality, resources, teaching procedure, and evaluation.” 4. “The school itself, including organizational and structural elements.” 5. More collaboration between “related factors, such as curriculum developers, teachers, parent's students, social service agencies and technological specialists” is required to overcome these groups of barriers. “This includes preparing virtual and actual interaction between children and teachers, as well as interaction with the rest of society.”

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