A Model for Electronic Learning in Higher Education Institutions

Document Type : Research Article (with quantitative approaches)


Allameh Tabataba’i University


The current paper aims at providing a model for electronic learning in Iran. This is a mixed type paper done in two stages. The first step includes an applied development with the statistical community of the experts in the field of e-learning, and the purposeful-criterion sampling method was used with library studies and interviews data collection methods. The second step includes correlational structural equations with the sample of 376 faculty members, managers and technical experts and graduate students. data was collected using an researcher-made questionnaire.
The results of the research confirmed the impact of design dimensions, content, support, training strategy, user interface, Internet marketing, technology, communication channels, individual factors on user satisfaction and the e-learning efficiency of Iranian higher education institutions. Also, the communication channel variable has a positive and significant effect on users' content and satisfaction, and the positive and significant effect of user satisfaction on e-learning performance has also been confirmed.


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