Middle East today is overflowing with e-learning. All the well-funded public universities and private universities have virtual learning environments (VLEs). Ranging from Blackboard to Desire to Learn to Moodle, the universities have established their VLEs to accelerate the use of technology in learning. Starting from laptop and desktop access to applications a few years back, the universities have gone in a big way for mobile access. This connects well with the widespread usage of mobile in the Middle East (http://arabnews.com/news/449586).
The typical set up of virtual learning environments here is as follows:
In a typical higher education institute in the Middle East, a representative integration canvas with various institutional applications is as follows: