Open and distance education in Malaysia

Anuwar Ali, and Mansor Fadzil, and Abtar Kaur, (2006) Open and distance education in Malaysia. In: Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMEO SEAMOLEC) 2006.

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Within the context of rapid technological change, shifting market conditions and the emergence of a knowledge-based society, the global education system is now required to provide increased educational opportunities to meet the challenges arising from the change. In Malaysia, the provision for education is the biggest challenge for the government as the nation strives to become a fully industrialized country by the year 2020. Universities are taking up the challenge by changing not only the content of the curriculum and programmes but more importantly, the delivery systems. This has been accepted overwhelmingly by Malaysian and has been answered by developing off-campus programmes - that is open and distance education. This short paper seeks to provide a snapshot picture of open and distance education in Malaysia. (Author's abstract)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
L Education > LG Individual institutions (Asia. Africa)
Depositing User: Shahril Effendi Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2009 08:12
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2017 06:05

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