Challenges and Opportunities of E-Learning for Women's Education in Developing Countries: Insights from Women Online University

Authors

  • Nargis Hakimi Women Online University, Afghanistan
  • Musawer Hakimi 2Samangan University, Samangan, Afghanistan https://orcid.org/0009-0001-6591-2452
  • Muska Hejran Women Online University, Afghanistan
  • Tamanna Quraishi Women Online University, Afghanistan
  • Parisa Qasemi Women Online University, Afghanistan
  • Lima Ahmadi Women Online University, Afghanistan
  • Mehriya Daudzai Women Online University, Afghanistan
  • Helena Ulusi Women Online University, Afghanistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.59110/edutrend.310

Keywords:

Developing Countries, Digital Literacy, E-Learning, Socio-Economic Advancement, Women's Education

Abstract

This case study explores the challenges and opportunities of e-learning for women's education in developing countries, focusing on the experience of Women Online University. The purpose is to assess the impact of e-learning on women's empowerment and socio-economic advancement, examining factors influencing engagement with e-learning platforms. The study involved 220 female students across various faculties and age groups, utilizing surveys and statistical analysis to evaluate e-learning effectiveness. Results indicate a positive perception of e-learning, with significant relationships between e-learning contribution, empowerment, and socio-economic advancement. Access to technology is influenced by digital literacy, age, and faculty of study. In conclusion, the study highlights the transformative potential of e-learning for women's education, emphasizing the importance of addressing digital literacy gaps and enhancing institutional support. Recommendations include leveraging innovative pedagogical strategies to optimize e-learning outcomes and promote gender equality in education. This case study contributes valuable insights into the role of e-learning in empowering women in developing countries, informing future research and policy initiatives in educational development and gender equality efforts.

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Published

2024-01-31

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Hakimi, N., Hakimi, M., Hejran, M., Quraishi, T., Qasemi, P., Ahmadi, L., Daudzai, M., & Ulusi, H. (2024). Challenges and Opportunities of E-Learning for Women’s Education in Developing Countries: Insights from Women Online University. EDUTREND: Journal of Emerging Issues and Trends in Education, 1(1), 57–69. https://doi.org/10.59110/edutrend.310
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