Title: The experience of using Moodle and Elluminate Live! as learning tools in the Hashemite University case study: computer skills course

Authors: Randa Obeidallah; Ghadeer Ghazal; Aayat Shdaifat

Addresses: Information System Department, The Hashemite University, Jordan ' Basic Science Department, The Hashemite University, Jordan ' Basic Science Department, The Hashemite University, Jordan

Abstract: In Jordan, e-learning tools are used to enhance the traditional learning process in traditional class rooms. Course management systems (CMS) are being utilised by many Jordanian universities to improve the learning process. The Hashemite University exploits many e-learning tools, in particular Moodle and Elluminate Live! In this paper, we will study the experience of the Hashemite University toward Moodle and Elluminate Live! in computer skills course (CS). This study helps to highlight the importance of using such tools to reduce resources required to the CS course in addition to understand student's perception toward blended education.

Keywords: Hashemite University; e-learning; electronic learning; online learning; course management systems; CMS; computer skills courses; Moodle; Elluminate Live!; online courses; computer education; Jordan; student perceptions; blended learning; higher education.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIS.2016.078022

International Journal of Business Information Systems, 2016 Vol.23 No.1, pp.44 - 53

Available online: 25 Jul 2016 *

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