E-learning Impact on Enhancing Students’ Future Employability Skills During Their Study Time Sample Study in Oman

In order to use the different types of technologies available nowadays, organizations have become innovative and know the type of technology that suits them. They do this by implementing different types of IT systems, applications and tools so that they achieve performance and benefits in running most of their daily activities. E-learning is considered one recent system that helps in making the students learning and teaching environment more functional and skilful. Accordingly, education, employability and skills most studies have emphasized the importance of improving the skills of higher education students, because in most cases the skills of graduates do not meet the expectations of employers. So, this study aims to investigate how E-learning use might play a very good role in building and enhancing students’ skills to prepare them for their future employment. The sample of students and graduates from colleges of technology in Oman and the research framework has been designed in accordance with the study’s aim and objectives. The research employed a multimethod approach by conducting the first stage of the investigation through semi-structured interviews with a variety of stakeholders from the labour market, education, and government sectors. And the next stage of the investigation was to understand how E-learning can be used to bridge the existing skills gap by exploring the E-learning dimensions of use, features, quality, and support in developing student skills and an online survey questionnaire was administered to students, lecturers, E-learning coordinators, and technical support staff in colleges of technology in Oman. The findings of this research indicated that although; there is a lack in the graduates’ skills in Oman. And although E-learning of different forms will play a role in future skill training, there is a need for all stakeholders involved to be synchronous in their aims and objectives for the professional development of new graduates in the labour market needs.