The International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT)


On Rapid Transitioning to Online Learning Under COVID-19: Challenges and Solutions at Al al-Bayt University

The aim of this research work is to study the issues and challenges that Al al-Bayt University faculty members faced in the transition from face-to-face learning to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to highlight successful online learning strategies adopted. These issues and challenges are identified using question and solution-based analysis covering several issues that include the procedures and mechanisms adopted for the rapid transition from face-to-face learning to online learning, the online learning environment used, the impact of the transition to online learning on faculty members, courses’ content and students, and the challenges of online learning and the impacts it had on teaching and scientific research. The successful strategies adopted provide many practical methods for faculty members and leaders to follow for future online learning. In addition, the results of this work are expected to provide faculty members with a clear and insightful view on how to successfully integrate online learning and traditional learning into a blended learning approach.

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