The third Competen-SEA training workshop successfully hosted in Indonesia

Malang, Indonesia. The third Competen-SEA workshop has been successfully held on February 12 – 14, 2018 in Malang, Indonesia. About 90 participants from various institutions attended the workshop at MIPA Center Building, Universitas Brawijaya. Most of the participants were lecturers and staffs from Universitas Brawijaya, Universitas Sam Ratulangi, and Universitas Tanjungpura. The purpose of this …

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 …

Institutional Development Plans and Infrastructure Development

Following the feasibility study and as part of the capacity building programme, each of the six partner Universities has developed an Institutional Development Plan, covering infrastructure development needs, human capacity building plan, potential administrative reforms, as well as other steps to be taken within the project and beyond to enable the sufficient capacity to develop …

Recommendations for MOOC development in SE Asian countries: Report

As the Southeast Asia region has been rapidly developing in the past 20 years, studies have confirmed that all countries of the region face similar problems affecting access to and quality of educational systems. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) can be a solution (some argue – the solution) to the regional educational problems. This report summarizes …

MOOCs Feasibility in Southeast Asia: Report

The Southeast Asia region has been rapidly developing in the past 20 years. Economic development triggered fundamental educational reforms in all countries of Southeast Asia. At the same time, studies have confirmed that all countries of the region face similar problems affecting access to and quality of educational systems: growing disparity between wealthiest and poorest, urban and …

AdMU hosts second Competen-SEA training workshop in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Last 10-12 January 2018, the Ateneo de Manila University, in partnership with the Provincial Health Office of Pangasinan, successfully hosted the second Competen-SEA training workshop on MOOCs in Quezon City (10 January 2018) and Lingayen, Pangasinan (11-12 January 2018). The aim of the event was to train teachers and staff from Philippine …

Meeting with the Ministry of Women Family and Community Development Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA, 9 Nov 2017 – In order to strategise for an effective delivery of MOOC for disadvantaged single mothers in Malaysia, alliances need to be built with key governmental and non-governmental agencies in the country that have the mandate and mission to provide support and aid to the relevant single mothers. The Competen-SEA project …

An overview of the first Competen-SEA training workshop hosted in Malaysia

USM, MALAYSIA, 9 Nov 2017 — A three-day workshop on designing massive open online courses (MOOCs) has been successfully held at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia from 6 to 8 of November. The first capacity building workshop was attended by 83 participants from 10 universities as well as representatives from UNESCO and …

Meeting with Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA, 9 Nov 2017 – MCMC is the regulator for the converging communications and multimedia industry in Malaysia. The discussion at MCMC was chaired by Ms Laurel Tan Bee Hong, who is Head of the Department of Content Applications Industry Development at MCMC. According to 2013 data, MCMC has set up 500 internet centres, called …