Open and Distance Education/E-learning Readiness

Exploring E-readiness Dimensions for a Successful Implementation of E-learning Programs in Higher Education edit

E-learning in Higher Education: An Introduction edit

The dramatic growth and rapid expansion in open and distance learning education along with the increasing interest in the online course and budget restrictions have resulted in increasing adoption of various kinds of online learning systems in Higher Education (HE) institutes[1].

As the technology becomes increasingly reliable, reachable and convenient, higher education institutes are trying to make use of the full potential of the internet and link it with their educational programs. On the other hand, they are facing many challenges and critical problems when implementing this e-learning educational programs. In this regard, it is necessary to identify and understand the factors that contribute to a successful implementation of e-learning programs in higher education.

In order to understand and identify those dimensions and factors of a successful implementation of e-learning programs, we will be reviewing various models, theories, and frameworks related to this issue in the coming chapters.

Table of Contents edit

E-learning Frameworks

E-readiness in Higher Education

Students E-readiness in Higher Education

Facts and Figures


  1. Al-Fraihat, D., Joy, M., & Sinclair, J. (2017, June). Identifying Success Factors for e-Learning in Higher Education. In ICEL 2017-Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on e-Learning (p. 247). Academic Conferences and publishing limited.