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E-Learning Implementation in Developing Countries: Perspectives and Obstacles

E-Learning Implementation in Developing Countries: Perspectives and Obstacles
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Author(s): Jovana Zoroja (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Marjana Merkač Skok (Fakulteta za Komercialne in Poslovne Vede, Slovenia) and Mirjana Pejić Bach (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Copyright: 2014
Pages: 22
Source title: Online Tutor 2.0: Methodologies and Case Studies for Successful Learning
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Francisco José García-Peñalvo (University of Salamanca, Spain) and Antonio Miguel Seoane Pardo (University of Salamanca, Spain)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5832-5.ch004

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Abstract

E-learning nowadays plays an important role in teaching because it is oriented toward the use of information and communication technologies that have become a part of the everyday life and day-to-day business. E-learning contributes to traditional teaching methods and provides many advantages to society and citizens. The main goal of the chapter is to explore e-learning use in developing countries, using Croatia as an example. This chapter identifies perspectives and obstacles defined by users and non-users of e-learning. Four in-depth interviews were conducted to get a more extensive picture of educational institutions that use e-learning in the teaching process. The results of this research indicate that the potential implementation of e-learning in developing countries faces a number of obstacles, mainly due to the restricted resources of professors and institutions measured both in time and financial terms.

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