Extent of mastering Twenty-First-Century E-Learning competencies among Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University Staff
This study aims to identify the extent of mastery of the lecture staff of Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University over e-learning competencies in the twenty-first century. Hence, the study population comprised all Prince Sattam staff members (N=436); from this population, a random sample was selected (N=102). The study followed the descriptive research approach. The questionnaire results revealed that the staff members have high e-knowledge, with an average degree of 4.09, and master the competency of using technologies in the educational process to a high degree, average of 4.04. Furthermore, they master the competency to design and manage e-courses to a moderate degree (3.39). Notably, the study showed statistically significant differences (at a level of a=0.5) between male and female participants in the domains of e-knowledge, use of technologies in the educational, and design and management of e-courses and demonstrated better performance in these aspects by female participants. Moreover, the results showed that there were statistically significant differences at a=0.05 level according to the participants’ academic degree (demonstrator and lecturer or assistant professor to professor) and that staff members such as demonstrators and lecturers master the domains of e-knowledge and technology use in the educational more easily than other staff members.
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