Bachelor of Early Childhood Education Programme - Open University Malaysia Framework

Widad Othman, and Teh , Lai Ling (2011) Bachelor of Early Childhood Education Programme - Open University Malaysia Framework. In: International Conference on Early Childhood and Special Education (ICECSE) 2011, 10-12 June 2011, 10-11 June 2011, Pulau Pinang.

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This paper gives an overview of the design and development of Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours programme for delivery through open and distance learning methodology at the Open University Malaysia. This programme is designed to meet the needs of persons interested in pursuing careers in early childhood education who are currently employed in preschools, public schools, child care centers or other childhood care facilities. It also aims to develop the specialist skills and knowledge gained through the completion of Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECE). This is in line with the organization’s mission to widen access to quality education as well as to provide lifelong learning opportunities by adopting and engaging learning environment at competitive and affordable cost. This paper focuses on the curriculum development, the learning methodology, the practicum requirements and planning, the courseware development, the e-learning delivery platform and on the programme quality assurance. (Abstract by author)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECE)., lifelong learning
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Depositing User: Shahril Effendi Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 07:39
Last Modified: 17 May 2013 02:33

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