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E-Learning Readiness of Technology Institutes in Ethiopian Public Universities: From the Teachers’ Perspective

  • Abinew Ali AyeleEmail author
  • Worku Kelemework Birhanie
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Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 308)

Abstract

In this paper, we have presented an empirical study that aimed to investigate e-learning readiness of technology institutes in Ethiopia. Data was gathered from five technology institutes of Ethiopian universities. 400 teachers were sampled using simple random sampling method. An E-learning readiness level of those institutes has been assessed from the teachers’ perspective. In terms of employee readiness, academic institutions have achieved the heist readiness index in general. This indicates that teachers are ready to go ahead for implementing e-learning. Particularly, employee readiness parameters like technical skill, awareness and attitudinal readiness were found to be above the expected level of readiness. Whereas, organizational readiness in general was found bellow the expected level that indicated academic institutions are not ready and needs some work to get ready. Particularly, all organizational readiness parameters like cultural, policy, top management and technological readiness were found to be below the expected level of readiness.

Keywords

E-learning readiness E-learning implementation Employee readiness Organizational readiness Academic institutions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Computing, Bahir Dar Institute of TechnologyBahir Dar UniversityBahir DarEthiopia

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