Interactive Technology and Smart Education – Special Issue: Challenges and Opportunities of E-Learning and Blended Learning during COVID-19

Currently world-wide, the education sector is facing a huge impact as a result of COVID-19, with universities forced to shift their teaching to e-learning and blended learning modes. Academics have had to adapt to this change, both by way of teaching, and the assessment process. This has generated several challenges and opportunities for both academics and students.

This special issue aims to examine academics’ perspectives and perceptions with regard how they have handled this challenge as well as highlighting any opportunities they have experienced.