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Is Malaysia Ready for E-Learning?

Puteh, Marlia (2008) Is Malaysia Ready for E-Learning? In: E-Learning Issues in Malaysian Higher Education. Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai. ISBN 978-983-52-0560-6

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Abstract

e-Learning is becoming increasingly significant in tertiary education. More universities are gradually employing e-Learning into their educational programs. Does e-Learning actually revolutionize the way faculty teaches and students learn? How could government and institutions assist in making e-Learning undertaking a worthwhile effort? This book contains nine chapters on e-Learning issues and implementation in higher education. These issues are considered from a number of different angles, including the readiness of the nation towards e-Learning, the role of university administrations, the motivations of the academics and the attitude and experience of the students. These factors are critical in creating a successful environment for e-Learning. The need for change is pressing: not only for e-learning strategies in Malaysian higher institutions, but more generally for enhancement of teaching and learning in order to encourage the diffusion of good practices.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:e-readiness, IT policy, Multimedia Super Corridor, k-economy
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:9449
Deposited By: Dr Marlia Puteh
Deposited On:25 Nov 2009 01:01
Last Modified:02 Dec 2009 09:35

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