Analyzing the Role of Human Computer Interaction Principles for E-Learning Solution Design

  • Zahra Al Mahdi
  • Vikas Rao Naidu
  • Preethy Kurian
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


Education technology is one of the key application areas of Multimedia. Interactive multimedia also called as Hypermedia plays a vital role in enhancing the teaching and learning experience in higher education sector. Various e-learning solutions are already available in the market and many of them are even available for free. These solutions may include, E-books, interactive lessons, video-based tutorials, interactive exercises for revision, educational games, mobile-based educational tools, and so on. The Higher education sector has students of varying age groups. Therefore, in order to make sure that appropriate e-learning solution is adapted with suitable interface design, it is important to keep all the principles of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) in consideration. This research paper analyzes the role of HCI in the design of e-learning solution. Authors have performed a thorough literature survey on various resources related to this topic. The result of this research will provide guidelines for better e-learning solution design, which could be considered appropriate for respective users.


Advanced Human-Computer interaction Education technology E-learning HCI principles Higher education Hypermedia Mobile learning 



Authors would like to extend their sincere thanks to the Management of Middle East College, for support and encouragement towards research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zahra Al Mahdi
    • 1
  • Vikas Rao Naidu
    • 2
  • Preethy Kurian
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Academic PracticesMiddle East CollegeSeebOman
  2. 2.Computing DepartmentMiddle East CollegeSeebOman

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