Factors Influencing The Development Of Lifelong Learning Skills: OUM Tracer Study

Latifah Abdol Latif, and Mansor Fadzil, and Norlia Goolamally, (2012) Factors Influencing The Development Of Lifelong Learning Skills: OUM Tracer Study. In: The 40th Anniversary of KNOU Future of ODL for ‘Knowledge Network Society, 17-18 Sept 2012, Korea National Open University.

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Emerging results of a tracer study conducted at Open University Malaysia (OUM) revealed that the four aspects, namely curriculum design, assessment system, teaching and learning and facilities provided by the university are significant factors contributing to the development of lifelong learning skills. The four predictor model explains 41.1% of the variance in the development of lifelong learning skills; this implies that there are other contributing factors which have not been included in this study. Among others, OUM needs to collaborate with employers to align its programmes’ curriculum design with the requirements of the workplace; to encourage use of open learning and flexible delivery in its teaching and learning; to practice assessment which evaluates what rather than how much has been learned; which stresses timely constructive feedback that results in congruence between course aims and learning outcomes. Computer-based facilities including the digital library help the institution to produce graduates who are equipped with lifelong learning skills. (Abstract by authors)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lifelong learning, skills and attributes, curriculum design, teaching and learning, assessment system, and facilities and infrastructure
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5800 Distance education
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Technology
Depositing User: Shahril Effendi Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2012 04:13
Last Modified: 15 May 2013 02:05
URI: http://library.oum.edu.my/repository/id/eprint/791

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