Effectiveness of Blackboard-Based Virtual Classroom From Faculty Members’ Perspective at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University

Mohammed Elmetwali Mohammed Amer


The present study aimed to explore the effectiveness of Blackboard-based virtual classroom in teaching university students. The researcher aimed to explore that from the perspective of the faculty members at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia. He selected a purposive sampling consisting from 100 female and male faculty members who work at the latter university. He developed a questionnaire. The forms of the questionnaire were distributed to those faculty members. However, 92 forms were retrieved. All of the retrieved forms are valid for analysis. SPSS program was used.  It was found that Blackboard-based virtual classrooms play an effective role in teaching students. That’s concluded from the perspective of faculty members at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University in Al-Salil, Saudi Arabia. It was found that the Blackboard-based virtual classroom makes the learning process enjoyable and promotes positive attitudes among students towards their cultural heritage. It was found that such a classroom enhances students’ understanding of complex concepts, and improves students’ academic achievement. It was found that such a classroom assists students in doing assignments, and motivates them to learn.

Keywords: Blackboard, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, virtual classrooms, Saudi Arabia, University

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/11-18-09

Publication date:June 30th 2020

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