The reality of using e-learning in view of twenty-first century skills in basic
education schools in the Sultanate of Oman.
Saeed Seif AlMunawry 1, humaid Muslem Alsaidi 2
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman ,The Ministry of Education
Abstract: The study aimed to identify the reality of employing e-learning in view of twenty-first century
skills in basic education schools in the Sultanate of Oman from the teachers' point of view.To achieve
the objectives of the study, the researchers used the descriptive approach, and after verifying the validity
and reliability of the tools, it was applied to a sample of (379) male and female teachers. The results of
the study revealed that the reality of employing e-learning in view of twenty-first century skills in basic
education schools in the Sultanate of Oman came to a large extent, as the arithmetic mean reached (3.88).
The results also indicated the extent to which teachers employ e -learning, which came to a large degree
as the arithmetic mean reached (3.86). Moreover, the results revealed that teachers' perceptions of the
importance of e-learning came to a large degree as the arithmetic mean reached (3.66). The results
indicated that there was a statistically significant inverse relationship at the level (α = 0.05) between the
level of teachers' employment of e-learning skills and the challenges they face. While the results showed
that there were no statistically significant differences at the significance level (α = 0.05) between the
averages of teacher employment in e-learning due to the variables of gender and educational stage. The
researchers recommended the necessity of adopting a strategy for employing e-learning, and working to
raise the level of teachers' awareness of the skills of the twenty-first century.
Key words: e-learning, 21st century skills.
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