Academic Leadership: The Online Journal


Jowati Juhary


e-Learning and simulations are amongst new technologies that receive both praises and criticisms. Because of their potential, many educational institutions are attracted to implement and use them. On the other hand, because of their costs, many academics are sceptical about these new tools. Apart from the costs, many scholars argue about the effectiveness of e-learning and simulations in improving students’ grades. Actually, there is no guarantee that any one learning and teaching tool could help students perform better academically. That is why it is always a wise decision to blend the teaching and learning approaches.