AN OVERVIEW OF THE INTERACTIVE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OF JAZAN UNIVERSITY, SAUDI ARABIA

Keywords: Electronic Learning, Learning Management System, JUMP, JUSUR, Jazan University, Distance Learning

Abstract

The effective utilisation of technology provides a more collaborative environment to improve the traditional distance learning. Moreover, it has invigorated a new era of discussion from a range of participants including online learners, learning sources, and eLearning managers. The Learning Management System (LMS) is defined as a hub for handling the overall learning framework in Distance/eLearning education. The system is not only capable of covering the Learning process to the Learners but also acts as a bridge between Learners, Instructors, and learning resources. This study describes the key characteristics and functions of the newly deployed LMS at Jazan University called JUMP (Jazan University Multi-Platforms) with an overview of the previous system, JUSUR, which is an Arabic word, meaning Bridges. The emphasis of deploying JUMP as a new LMS by supplanting the former system is to establish a unified eLearning platform for Jazan.

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Author Biographies

Khalid Hussain K. Moukali, Jazan University, Jazan
Assistant Professor and Dean of Faculty of Education
Muhammad Noman Saeed, Jazan University, Jazan
Lecturer Deanship of eLearning & Distance Learning

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Published
2017-04-29
How to Cite
Moukali, K. H. K., & Saeed, M. N. (2017). AN OVERVIEW OF THE INTERACTIVE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OF JAZAN UNIVERSITY, SAUDI ARABIA. Information Technologies and Learning Tools, 58(2), 108-117. https://doi.org/10.33407/itlt.v58i2.1496
Section
ICT and learning tools in the higher education establishments