iRadio OUM - The Development of Educational Internet Radio to Enhance Open and Distance Learning

Umi Hanim Mohd Ibrahim, and Mazlan Zulkifly, and Halimatolhanin Mohd Khalid, (2009) iRadio OUM - The Development of Educational Internet Radio to Enhance Open and Distance Learning. In: ICI9 - International Conference on Information, 12-13 August 2009, Kuala Lumpur. (Submitted)

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iRadio OUM is Open University Malaysia's (OUM) official internet station, with segments based on courses offered by OUM as well as general infotainment segments broadcasted only via the World Wide Web. Established to enhance and add value to the open and distance learning experience of OUM learners, iRadio OUM combines education and entertainment into a balanced and interactive package. The segments aired over iRadio OUM is also made available for downloads in the form of podcasts that learners can listen to at any time, at any place. Bridging the concept of blended learning methods with a practical approach, iRadio OUM is OUM's testimony of our continuous improvement efforts. This paper focuses on iRadio OUM's progress through the years in the world of open and distance learning by making full use of current innovation in educational internet radio to deliver meaningful learning materials and engaging learners in the continuous process of learning. (Authors' abstact)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: educational internet radio, mobile learning, iradio
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: Centre for Instructional Design and Technology
Depositing User: Shahril Effendi Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2009 23:44
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2013 00:56

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