Asian Association of Open Universities Journal: Volume 7 Issue 1 , Open Access


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Implementation of Facebook study groups as supplements for learning management systems in adult ODL environments

Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena, Tham Choy Yoong

As an open and distance learning (ODL) institution, Wawasan Open University (WOU)employs a blended approach for delivering courses to its undergraduate and postgraduatestudents…


Assuring the quality of online teaching and learning: The case of Wawasan Open University

Liew Teik Kooi, Teoh Ai Ping

The dynamic business environment and powerful market forces in the 21st century are challenging leaders at open universities to compete successfully in the national and global…


Instructional design strategies for stress-reduced online collaboration in Asia's high context culture

Insung Jung, Sook-Kyoung Choi, Masayuki Kudo

Online collaboration allows the learners to exchange ideas and views beyond time and space constraints and can improve the richness and quality of learning experiences. It…


Course delivery and module learning via learning objects (knowledge map) in mobile learning environment

Chung Sheng-Hung

This paper focuses on the integration of the learning objects and knowledge map as the learning sequence suggestion in the mobile learning environment and explains the…


Augmenting the learning management system of UP Open University

Al Francis D. Librero

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) has used Moodle, an open source course management system since 2007. While the application allowed the university to…


Enhancing learning through the discussion forum

Nantha Kumar Subramaniam

Asynchronous online discussion forums play an important role in adult online courses, and have many possible functions. Our experience in using the discussion forums in online…


Innovative practices in ODL — the experience of Open University Malaysia

Chiam Chooi Chea, Lim Tick Meng, Phang Siew Nooi

With the advancements in communications technology brought about by the advent of the Internet and World Wide Web, attention has been drawn to Open and Distance Learning (ODL) as…


Contribution to research when engineering is taught through ODL: A Sri Lankan case study

Kolita S. Weerasekera

This paper is based on a study that investigated a general conception that academics and students of engineering in ODL institutions conduct less research compared to those…

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