Establishment of Virtual University in Yemen

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Establishment of Virtual University in Yemen

Executive Summary
Studying the possibility and the profitably of establishing a virtual university in Yemen
Keywords
Yemen , internet , access ,E-paying
Introduction
A virtual university provides higher education programs through electronic media, typically the Internet. The goal of virtual universities is to provide access to the part of the population who would not be able to attend a physical campus, for reasons such as distance - where students live too far from a physical campus to attend regular classes; and the need for flexibility – some students need the flexibility to study at home whenever it is convenient for them to do so.

1.Geographical, and demographical overview The major cities are “Sana’a,taizz,Al, Hudayha,Aden,ibb,Dhamar” most parts of the region are highlands , which makes it difficult for transportation between cities
Other cities have a population of under 100,000 http://www.citypopulation.de/Yemen.html
2.Education overview
There are 7 public universities in Sana’a, Aden, Hodeida, Taiz, Ibb, Dhamar, and Hadramaut (Mukallah) and 5 private universities and religious universities. Also, there are two community colleges in Sana’a and Aden. The enrollment in public universities is about 174,000 in 2005/06 and about 12,000 are enrolled in private universities (2005/06). “"Higher Education Project II." Project Information Document, 2008””

3.E-environment
• Internet growth and usage
YEAR Users Population % Pen. GDP p.c.* Usage Source
2000 15,000 17,900,000 0.1 % US$ 410 ITU

2001 100,000 19,600,009 0.5 % US$ 500 ITU
2005 220,000 20,764,630 1.1 % US$ 550 M.of.T
2009 370,000 22,858,238 1.6 % US$ 550 ITU

2010 420,000 23,495,361 1.8 % US$ 1,274 ITU

2012 3,691,000 24,771,809 14.9 % US$ 1,070 IWS

“http:/www.internetworldstats.com/me/ye.htm”
This statistics show an rapid increase of internet users in Yemen in the past few years



References: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/html/cem/cem97/cem972a.html http://www.budde.com.au/Research/Yemen-Telecoms-Mobile-Broadband-and-Forecasts.html http://www.budde.com.au/Research/Syria-Telecoms-Mobile-Broadband-and-Forecasts.html http://www.internetworldstats.com/me/ye.htm http://www.citypopulation.de/Yemen.html Introduction to Virtual Universities and e-Universities by Professor Paul Bacsich @ http://www.matic-media.co.uk/ukeu/EUNI-chap01-VUsandEUs-2004.doc Wikipedia.com

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