COMPETEN-SEA @ ASEM Education in a digital world

Cologne, Germany. On November 21st the COMPETEN-SEA project was presented at ASEM Education in a digital world: bridging the continents – connecting the people conference in Cologne, Germany. The conference aims to foster cooperation and understanding between Europe and Asia. It targets higher education institutions and political stakeholders in both regions. We presented a poster with the initial results of the …

COMPETEN-SEA @ National Conference on Geographical Studies

Quezon City, Philippines. The paper “The Place of the Virtual in Mobile Environments: Rural Health Vork Through MOOCs in Pangasinan” by Dennis Batangan, Marita Concepcion Guevara, Peter Sy, Joseph Palis, John Carlo Navera & Bianca Nicole Vinoya was presented by Joseph Palis to the National Conference on Geographical Studies held at the Pavilion 2 of the University …

MOOC Panel at KICGS2018

“Special MOOC Panel on Women’s Empowerment through Technology” at Dewan Persidangan Universiti, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Photo credit: Prof. Noraida Endut, KANITA@USM Penang, Malaysia. The COMPETEN-SEA Project was present at the 4th KANITA International Conference on Gender Studies (KICGS) 2018 and members of the project hosted a session entitled ‘Special MOOC Panel on Women’s Empowerment through Technology’ in order to …

Learning with MOOCs 2018 Conference in Madrid

From September 26th to 28th members of the COMPETEN-SEA team participated in the Learning with MOOCs Conference in Madrid Spain. Carlos Delgado Kloos, Allison Kolling, Peter Sy and Armin Weinberger represented COMPETEN-SEA at the conference. Armin Weinberger presented our paper entitled, Addressing Societal Needs through MOOCs in South East Asia. Additionally, COMPETEN-SEA contributed a poster …

MOOC recordings at our Malaysian partners

After extensive training programmes and intense months of preparations, our Malaysian partners have kicked off production of the planned MOOC by shooting of the first videos that will be used as part of the MOOC. The target group for this course are single mothers, women who are solely responsible for raising their children and managing …

Competen-SEA consortium holds a panel at the OE Global 2018 conference

Delft, The Netherlands, April 2018 – The Competen-SEA consortium held a symposium entitled MOOCs with a purpose in Southeast Asia. The panel was moderated by Prof. dr. Carlos Delgado Kloos, while the invited speakers were members of the consortium: Dr. Poline Bala and Prof. dr. Narayanan Kulathuramajyer from University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia, Dr. Achmad Basuki from Universitas Brawijaya, …

Consortium meeting in Delft half-way through the project

Delft, The Netherlands. On the eve of the OEGlobal 2018 conference, all Competen-SEA partners gathered in a consortium meeting to discuss the current state of the project and upcoming activities. The morning kicked off with a short introduction of the lead partner, OUNL, with updates about coordinator changes and outcomes of the submission of the first technical …

Saarland University Study Visit

Between March 26th and April 10th, Saarland University Professor Armin Weinberger and Allison Kolling conducted study visits to the partner universities in Malaysia and Indonesia. The goals of these visits included: Putting the workshop shop trainings into practice Making decisions regarding the design of the respectives MOOCs Documenting the designs both in text and visual …

Staff Capacity Building Programme Report

The “Staff Capacity Building Programme” is part of work package 2(WP2), “Development: Capacity Building Programme”, whose objective is to significantly increase the capacity of the Partner Universities in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines to design, develop, deliver and evaluate various types of MOOC-based educational services through three dimensions: (1) acquisition of technological infrastructure, (2) upgrade …