THE STUDENT'S USE OF THE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN HUMAN STUDIES' COURSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KING SAUD
This study aimed to identify the student's use of the learning management system "Blackboard" in Human studies e-courses at Olysha campus /the University of King Saud. The study follow a descriptive approach based on content analysis, where the descriptive methodology based on questionnaire was used as a tool of study, and the study sample has been chosen on randomly. The following are the most important results:
- With regard to the ratio of the sample treated with a learning management system tools, Blackboard was as follows:
72.6% of respondents have dealt with the tool download lectures " content materials", 66.7% tool download duties or otherwise, 74.1% preformed tests, 52.1% for the bulletin board, 44.4% for the panel discussion "forums", 32.5% tool tasks, 35.9% of messages, 31.6% Center estimates, 13.7% Blogs, 11.1%, Virtual Classroom, 6% Glossary, 0.9% swap files.
- The highest percentage of the number of decisions that have been studied through the system's decisions were by 23.1%, and 96.6% of respondents did not receive training sessions on the system, 59.8% of respondents with desire to study the decisions of the other through the system.
- Response of the sample on the extent of use of learning management system "Blackboard" in the entry of the active electronic courses was medium ranged between (3.79 - 2.03 out of 5) compared with the arithmetic average of the year (2.66).
- The study's result's highlighted the difficulties faced by students when using the learning management system "Blackboard.