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UTM grid portal : a web-enabled environment to support e-learning in higher education

Awang Hamid, Dayang Tiawa and Islam, Md. Rajibul and Alias, Norma (2010) UTM grid portal : a web-enabled environment to support e-learning in higher education. In: Third International Graduate Conference on Engineering, Science and Humanity 2010 (IGCESH 2010), 2-4 Nov. 2010, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Nowadays, the web-technologies and Internet have become usual and are rapidly decreasing in cost to such an area that technologies such as Enterprise Portals and Application Servers are swift becoming commodities and products of tomorrow. Any information access enabled by Web and communication – from Education to E-Governance, Portals of Enterprise or for Healthcare, and all that one can imagine - is swift becoming all pervasive to such an area that approximately everybody in the earth is contributing something in it or affected by it. The UTM Grid Portal is a project exclusively concentrated on the Higher Education sector to set in place efficient IT methodologies and infrastructure as well as in that way of improving standards and quality of e-learning instructed in all the departments, institutions, research centers among the entire campuses of UTM. The online supported programmes planned to be put in place over the Grid enabled knowledge base system, and associated benefits of experience and expertise to flow from where it is needed – especially for collaborative authoring activities. This paper will explain how the users, learners, researchers will be benefited by such grid portal supported e-learning system and why it is efficient than the other existing e-learning systems. The core objective of this study is to ensure maximizing the quality of efforts by all students and learners concerned and the quality of instructions provided to and facilitates produce excellence teachers, thus elevate the standard of education all together.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:grid portal, collaborative authoring activities, elearning, education, content sharing
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:11527
Deposited By: Md. Rajibul Islam
Deposited On:20 Dec 2010 05:00
Last Modified:06 Jul 2011 01:15

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