COMPARISON BETWEEN E-LEARNING APPLICATIONS DURING BLENDED LEARNING IN IRAQ
Blended Learning (BL) is the use of both offline and online methods for teaching and learning; it allows for a planned and deliberate embeddedness of online learning into the education system and tests its applicability alongside offline learning, which ensures adaptability to emerging challenges and the upskilling of the digital capabilities of Iraqi youth. This approach was a serious try to improve the education and E-learning and it indeed had a dramatic effect as it worked to promote the general well-being of learners in Iraq. This paper investigates and presents a comparison between the E-learning applications during BLA (in term of their features, flexibility, ease of use, advantages and disadvantages, and privacy and security). The outcome of the study was relied on a questionnaire made in various Iraqi universities. A total of 100 people participated in the questionnaire, divided into two groups: students and lecturers. The results showed that most lecturers and students prefer Google Meet. Google classroom and Zoom were the second popular applications whereas Microsoft Teams was the least choice for both groups.
Keywords:Blended Learning (BL), e-learning, Google Meet, Zoom, FCC
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- Published: 2022-10-15
- Issue: Vol. 5 No. 3 (2022): TRANSACTION ON ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
- Section: Articles