Virtual Organizations in Post-Graduate Education in Egypt

Virtual Organizations in Post-Graduate Education in Egypt

Sherif Kamel (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-935-9.ch191
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Abstract

New online learning techniques lead to improved ways to investing in larger numbers of people and optimizing the use of resources. Respectively, virtual organizations are gaining grounds in the education sector with its vehicle capable of closing the digital divide and spreading knowledge that can help improve the literacy rate. This article covers the case of the Regional IT Institute (RITI), an institute located in Cairo, Egypt, that specializes in providing quality education in the fields of information and communication technology and management. The institute’s goal is to educate more students while overcoming the challenge of scarce resources, trying to meet the needs of 30% of the population (70 million) enrolled in education programs (Economic News Bulletin).

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