Interactive Technology and Smart Education: Volume 18 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Challenges and Opportunities of E-Learning and Blended Learning during (COVID-19) Part 2

Guest Editors: Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaias, Theodora Issa

Online university education is the new normal: but is face-to-face better?

Garry John Stevens, Tobias Bienz, Nidhi Wali, Jenna Condie, Spyros Schismenos

Following the rapid shift to online learning due to COVID-19, this paper aims to compare the relative efficacy of face-to-face and online university teaching methods.


Distance learning during COVID-19 pandemic: satisfaction, opportunities and challenges as perceived by faculty members and students

Ghaleb Awad El Refae, Abdoulaye Kaba, Shorouq Eletter

This study aims to investigate and assess the first experience of faculty members and students with distance learning implemented at Al Ain University (AAU) to contain the…


Faculty experiences on emergency remote teaching during COVID-19: a multicentre qualitative analysis

Blessy Prabha Valsaraj, Bhakti More, Seena Biju, Valsaraj Payini, Vinod Pallath

During COVID 19 pandemic emergency remote teaching (ERT) in higher education emerged and faculty members had to go through a transformation in teaching-learning without…


Enriching TPACK in mathematics education: using digital interactive notebooks in synchronous online learning environments

Terrie McLaughlin Galanti, Courtney Katharine Baker, Kimberly Morrow-Leong, Tammy Kraft

In spring 2020, educators throughout the world abruptly shifted to emergency remote teaching in response to an emerging pandemic. The instructors of a graduate-level…

Predicting the determinants of online learning adoption during the COVID-19 outbreak: a two-staged hybrid SEM-neural network approach

Nattaporn Thongsri, Chalothon Chootong, Orawan Tripak, Piyaporn Piyawanitsatian, Rungtip Saengae

This study aims to study the adoption of online learning in higher education through the perspective of the readiness of the following factors: self-directed learning…


Measuring instructors continued intention to reuse Google Classroom in Iraq: a mixed-method study during COVID-19

Mahmood H. Hussein, Siew Hock Ow, Ishaq Ibrahim, Moamin A. Mahmoud

The use of learning management systems (LMSs) such as Google Classroom has increased significantly in higher education institutes during the COVID-19 pandemic. However…


Teacher readiness for online teaching-learning during COVID − 19 outbreak: a study of Indian institutions of higher education

Manisha Paliwal, Archana Singh

Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has utterly disrupted the worldwide education system and compelled an emergency immersion of unplanned and rapid online teaching-learning…


Effect of e-evaluation on work motivation among teachers during the movement control order in COVID-19: the mediating role of stress

Tajularipin Sulaiman, Amalina Ibrahim, Saeid Motevalli, Kai Yan Wong, Muhammad Nazrul Hakim

This paper aims to examine the effect of e-evaluation on work motivation among teachers during the Movement Control Order (MCO) in COVID-19 and determining the mediating…


“COVID-19 and students perception about MOOCs” a case of Indian higher educational institutions

Manivannan Anand Shankar Raja, Tomy K. Kallarakal

The purpose of this paper is to understand the outcomes of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the light of COVID-19 concerning the students of higher educational…


Impact of coronavirus and online exam anxiety on self-efficacy: the moderating role of coping strategy

Simple Arora, Priya Chaudhary, Reetesh Kr Singh

The novel coronavirus pandemic is projected to cause an elevation in anxiety levels across the globe. With everything shifting to online mode, the teaching-learning has…

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