The Role of Educational Planner in E-Learning Process Improvement: Developing Teaching Strategies, Teachers' Rolls, Concept, and Evaluation System

Davood Abdollahi
2017 ranian Journal of Health Education and Health Promotion  
and objective: There are some important factors in educational virtual environment that need a systemic perspective in which pedagogical aspect is more important than other aspects of an educational system. Thus, using educational components in a correct way can lead to success of virtual education and e-learning. Materials and methods: A descriptive method was used to implement this study. A researcher-made questionnaire (a = 0.902) and the opinions of virtual education experts around the
more » ... rts around the world through a Delphi technique was used to gather the data. Out of 1076 e-mails found through websites and scientific journals and after sending several emails, finally 200 responders tended to collaborate. Out of 73 initial factors, 52 factors via experts' opinion remained. The factors were analyzed using factor analysis. 0ut of 52 factors only 4 factors can explain variances. Data were analyzed using ANOVA, t test and factor analysis through SPSS 20. Results: Four main pedagogical factors, including digital contents, teacher roles and competencies, evaluation, and teaching strategies and other subcomponents were derived. Conclu sion: Generally, found 39 subcomponents about the four pedagogical aspects in virtual education were identified: digital contents with 10 subcomponents, teacher Roles and competencies with 14 subcomponents, evaluation with 10 subcomponents, and teaching strategies with 5 subcomponents. These components are still in the early stage of development. Paper Type: Research Article.
doi:10.18869/acadpub.ihepsaj.4.4.329 fatcat:42p2fj6cibgeji2qsvavcsblf4