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Blended e-learning Design: Discussion of Cultural Issues

Author(s): Ahmed AL-Hunaiyyan | Nabeel Al-Huwail | Salah Al-Sharhan

Journal: International Journal of Cyber Society and Education
ISSN 1995-6649

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 17;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: blended e-learning | cultural interface design | usability | HCI

Blended e-learning is becoming an educational issue especially with the new development of e-learning technology and globalization. Educators as the question: can we design these systems to accommodate different cultural groups and various learning strategies. This paper addresses some design issues when selecting a blended e-learning approach; it discusses some cultural elements that affect the design of blended e-learning. The paper also explores issues related to learning design, then emphasizes on the importance of cultural learning objects (CLO) and its role in the design of multimedia-based e-learning systems.
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