Faculty of Pshycology & Education, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Introduction: This study examines the evaluation of e-learning courses in Hadith Science virtual faculty according to the criteria of quality in e-learning from the views of students and instructors in 2009-2010. Materials & Methods: This study is a practical descriptive methodology, using a survey as its instrument. The statistical population consisted of 1739 students and 15 instructors all instructors were studied owing to their small population and a sample of 202 students was selected based on the stratified ratio sampling method. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire. For the data analysis, statistical procedures including the Mann-Whitney U test were used. Results : The results indicated that courses quality of Hadith Science virtual faculty according to criteria (instructional design, measurement and evaluation system, technology and support) has relatively desirable level. Conclusion: Although the results of this study showed that courses quality of Hadith Science virtual faculty from the views of students and instructors has relatively desirable level. But to achieve maximum utility in the quality of the courses, is necessary the custodians of e-learning attention to recommendations include fitness the volume and content of courses offered with semester, used the electronic evaluation system and portfolio in assessment process, create shortcuts for quick access to needed links on web pages, increase discussion boards and Wiki, amplification of audio conferencing and video conferencing systems.