Contemporary issues of e-learning in Developing Countries (A Case of Pakistan)

Tatari, Kamran Khan; Tariq, Muhammad
July 2011
Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Jul2011, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p1348
Academic Journal
The digital divide is dominating brick-and-mortar organizations as Information and communication technology enabled services (ITes) are overlapping in the domain of Knowledge Economy. Information, Learning and Knowledge are the assets which remain no secrets for seekers due to their widespread dissemination with the advent of internet and World Wide Web (WWW) technologies. This paper has adopted a User-Centered- Approach (UCA) to highlight various issues of e-learning in the context of end-users. The paper discusses the two contemporary issues along with the UCA approach that includes (a) Potential Student Market for e-learning and (b) Pedagogical issues of e-Learning in a developing country like Pakistan. The paper argues theoretically, to discusses the various barriers of e-learning in developing countries and tries to prove practically these problems by proposing a unique framework for overcoming barriers to e-learning in a developing country like Pakistan.


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