Faculty members’ perceptions towards utilizing blackboard in teaching system at Hafr Al-Batin University, Saudi Arabia

Lobna Khamis Ibrahim, Asmaa Ghareeb Mohamed, Faten Mane Aldhafeeri, Malik Alqdah


Background and objective: The faculty members’ perceptions regarding Blackboard as the pedagogical management tool plays a vital role in learning and teaching process. Aim: To survey the perceptions of faculty members towards utilizing Blackboard in the teaching system at Hafr Al-Batin University.

Methods: Design: Quantitative descriptive design was utilized depending on online surveys. Setting: The study was conducted in all Colleges of Hafr Al-Batin University. Participants: 174 faculty members from different colleges at the University of Hafr Al-Batin. Tools: Questionnaire consisted of two parts; the first includes the faculty demographic information and the second describes faculty perception in four sections; usefulness, enjoyment, satisfaction, and challenges.

Results: The study demonstrated that perceived “usefulness” and “enjoyment” were the most highly mean scores.

Conclusions: The faculty members have a positive attitude towards the implementation of the Blackboard system. Recommendations: A great need for training of both faculty members and students in the Blackboard system regularly.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v9n5p64

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

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