Competencies Required by the Desired Electronic Teacher in the Educational System

Document Type : Research Article


1 Master's student in educational technology, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Technology, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran


Objective: In the process of e-learning, teachers are the main pillars of quality generation or quality reduction of learning and teaching. Therefore, the current research has been conducted with the aim of identifying the required competencies of the ideal electronic instructor in the educational system.
Method: The current research is phenomenological. The data of this research was collected using purposeful sampling and 10 in-depth semi-structured interviews based on the lived experience of expert professors and senior students of the Department of Educational Technology, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran. For data analysis, the three-step coding method of Strauss and Corbin (1998), under the title of open, central and selective coding, was used. Data classification was done using the Williams, Warwell and Karil model.
Findings: The analysis of the interviews led to the identification and classification of 16 components in 8 dimensions (social, ethical, managerial, individual, teaching skills, supervision, educational commitment and technology) to a complete set of dimensions and components needed by electronic instructors as a model. be extracted
Conclusion: This final model showed that an ideal electronic teacher in the e-learning educational system is a new educational paradigm that creates the context for changes in educational activities. Therefore, teachers should try to create suitable learning environments for developing high-level and critical thinking skills in learners based on the derived model.


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