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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …