The development of MOOCs in Malaysia.

Report
Presented by Prof Fauzy Wan
National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN)
Information by Prof Abdul Karim Alias
Director
Center for Development & Academic Excellence
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysian Ministry of Education
 Evolution of Revised National Higher Education
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Strategic Plan-2011
Plans for 2013-2025 - 11 Big Ideas
Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs – 11th Big Idea (
Intensification of Online Learning)
In line with the National e-Learning Policy (DePAN,
launched in April 2011)
MOOCs are based on the philosophy of Open
Education – “Education for All” of the United Nation.
Malaysian Ministry of Education
 Evolution from Open Educational Resources (OER) –
Open CourseWare (OCW) - MOOC
 Malaysia’s Growth of internet usage
 2000 Population 29.17 million – internet usage 2.7
millions
 June 2012 – 17.7 millions, Facebook users 13.59 millions
 March 2014 Malaysian average internet speed 5.48Mbps
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Vietnam 13.01Mbps, Thailand 17.38Mbps, Singapore 59Mbps
 UNESCO Paris Declaration regarding OER in 2011
 To empower interested learners from around the globe
who lack access to higher education
Malaysian Ministry of Education
 MOOCs being offered through various providers:
 Coursera, Edx, Udacity, FutureLearn
 Revisit DePan implementation Plans to determine the
readiness of Universities for e-Learning & MOOCs
 Infrastructure
 Content Development
 Usage
MOOC Implementation Plans
 1st Develop 4 general subjects
 TITAS (Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia –Islamic
Civilization & Asian Civilization)
 Ethnic Relations
 IT literacy
 Entrepreneurship
 Require 13 Public Institutions of Higher Learning
register with the Open Courseware Consortium
 2nd Develop and upload other general subjects into the
same platform
MOOC Implement Plans
 AKEPT (Akademi Kepimpinan Pengajian Tinggi – Higher
Education Leadership Academy )
 Promote Awareness
 Devise Training of Trainers programme
 Development of Modules for designing & Delivery MOOCS
 Design Training for courseware developers
 Design Training for technical personnel
 Topics include:
 Overview, Instructional Design, Content Development, Copyright
Issues, Online Facilitation and Collaboration, Online Assessment
 MOOC specific Design
 MOOC implementation Strategies for active and engaging learning
 Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning, Best Practices, Case
Studies, Challenges and Opportunities
Current Status
 The first MOOC course offered in Malaysia was by Taylor’s
college in March 2013 – Entrepreneurship
 July 2013 – Achieving success with Emotional Intelligence
 April 2014 –PutraMOOC – Public University
 Major Trial run on July 17th 2014 involving 3 platforms
 Open4Learning (open4learn.upsi.edu.my)
 Open Learning (www.openlearning.com)
 Coursesite (www.coursesites.com)
: 10.00 - 10.20 am
: 10.20 - 10.40 am
: 10.40 - 11.00 am
 Malaysian Ministry of Education – 2015 -30% of courses
offered at Public Higher Education Institutions will be online
Thank You
 Questions
 [email protected]

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