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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2014.050403
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 5 Issue 4, 2014.
Abstract: This paper presents the real reasons which constraint the application of the E-learning in higher education institutions in Saudi Arabia (Case study: Qassim University)and some suggested solutions. A questionnaire has been designed for the study include 48 paragraphs, divided into 5 parts, the first include the principle information, the second define how the technology can be used in the E-learning, the third deals with how to support the E-learning idea, the fourth part, asking the difficulties and challenges that face the application of E-learning, the fifth items asking to provide suggestion for solving the problem. The study has 100 samples for faculty members and undergraduate students in Ar-Rass college of Science and Arts, male Departments at Qassim University. The study indicates that the main factors that obstruct the E-learning is the financial support from saving advanced PC's, labs, and establishing strong computer network, adding to the weakness of some faculty members and student to English language. The study focused in the suggested solution for the problem by applying the Electronic subjects, and imposes the whole faculty members to prepare at least one course in Electronic form.
Ashraf M. H. Abdel Gawad and Khalefah A. K. Al-Masaud, “Impediments of Activating E-Learning in Higher Education Institutions in Saudi Arabia” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 5(4), 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2014.050403