Determining The E-Learning Implementation Gap According to The Standards of The European Association of Distance Teaching Universities: A Case Study in A Number of Public and Private Colleges in Baghdad

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Tamara T. Kamal, Dr.Areej S. Khalil

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The study aims to determine the e-learning implementation gap following the standards of the European Association
of Distance Teaching Universities, which are strategic management, curriculum design, academic program design, academic
program delivery, staff support and student support by identifying the gap and diagnosing the strengths and weaknesses of the
colleges investigated. The problem of the study was the emergence of many problems and challenges facing e-learning in
higher education institutions. Therefore, the need to adopt international and approved standards to work on appeared, where elearning
has become an essential part of the educational process and inherent in traditional education even after the demise of
the Corona pandemic. The case study method was adopted to achieve the objectives of the study and to reach the The required
scientific facts, as well as the use of the checklist as a tool for collecting data and information. The study cases were a number
of public and private colleges investigated in Baghdad, namely (College of Administration and Economics - Baghdad
University, College of Administration and Economics - Al-Mustansiriya University, Al-Esraa University College and College
of Administration and Economics - Uruk National University). The results showed that the College of Administration and
Economics, University of Baghdad ranked first in terms of the percentage of implementation, followed by the College of
Administration and Economics, Al-Mustansiriya University, and then the Al-Esraa University College, which amounted to
(69%, 64%, 61%) respectively, but this showed the opposite in the College of Administration and Economics, University of
Uruk, with a large gap in implementation that amounted to (81%). The study concluded with a number of recommendations ز
The most prominent of which was the interest in spreading the culture of e-learning in higher education institutions through
conferences or workshops that are held face to face or electronically for the purpose of conferencing and to increase awareness
and interest in it as it has become an integral part of the educational process and cannot be dispensed with at present and in the
future.

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