Technological Readiness of the UAE Higher Education Institutions for the 21st Century

Asma Al Blooshi, Zoheir Ezziane

Abstract


Educational institutions are considered as main indicator of a nation’s competitiveness and the excellence of
implementing their goals and objectives increase a nation’s sense of competitiveness. Thus, it is important to
receive a progress report showing how close the educational institutions are in accomplishing the 21st century
visions and goals. The aim of this study are to investigate how ready the educational institutions for the 21st
century, identify 21st century tools that are used in the three educational institutions, examine the abilities of
students to learn from any where any time and study the type of assessment tools which are practiced in the
educational institutions. 235 instructors participated in the study from three United Arab Emirates educational
institutions. The results indicate that there is relatively change in the average scores for all three measures.


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