Assessing the Experience of Universities' Online Admission in Egypt: An Experiment Conducted during the COVID-19

Hend Abd El Halim, Sara Beshir


The research aims to test selected universities' websites in Egypt by conducting an experiment on the on-line admission process experiments during the COVID-19. The sample exceeds 60 % (16) universities of total national and private universities chosen randomly. The invited participants were high school graduates who seek information about universities and apply on-line. They are participating while applying the on-line, the data were collected by three rounds demanding to reach the highest number of participants ended by receiving 73 valid experiments. Summing -up with the answers research questions were obtained by analyzing the received valid data. Universities' websites investigated against information criteria. Moreover, ranking them based on time to find applying-online, then to perform the activity. The research results revealed universities’ interest in updating websites and accessibility of on-line admission across universities' websites, meanwhile, for applying-online activity time to find and to perform were varied through the same universities' websites.

Keywords: Online, Admission, Experiment, the COVID-19, national and private Universities' Websites, Egypt, Apply On-line, Higher Education (HE), Applicants, Information Criteria

DOI: 10.7176/JAAS/69-06

Publication date:December 31st 2020

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