Asian Association of Open Universities Journal: Volume 8 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Development of an assessment tool to measure the prior experiential learning of adult learners: The case of Wawasan Open University

Liew Teik Kooi, Teoh Ai Ping, Phalachandra Bhandigadi

Recognition of prior experiential learning offers a vital contribution to supporting lifelong learning around the globe. The Malaysian government has placed great emphasis…


Web-based learning through mixed-initiative interactions: Design and implementation

Nantha Kumar Subramaniam

Mixed-initiative interaction is a naturally-occurring feature of human-human interactions. It is characterised by turn-taking, frequent change of focus, agenda and control…

Reaching the unreached — IGNOU's interventions in Tihar Central Jail

Kaushalendra Pratap Singh

According to the late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, "Education is a liberating force, and in our age it is also a democratising force, cutting across the barriers…


Automatic content filtering and publishing by email for the UP Open University Doctor of Communication Programme learning management system

Ria Mae H. Borromeo

The DComm website is an electronic learning environment using the Joomla Content Management Framework (CMF), designed specifically for the Doctor of Communication…


Open learning and Rabindranath Tagore's idea on mass education: A critical study on Lokshikkha Samsad

Manan Kumar Mandal

The ODL system is holistic as it can incorporate multiple learners from various locations compared to conventional education system. In India, the first Asian Noble…


Applying networked learning to improve learner interactions: A new paradigm of teaching and learning in ODL

Tung Lai Cheng

Historically, much of online distance education has been plagued by issues such as a lack of participant interaction from learner-to-learner or learner-to-instructor. With…


Analysis of the cultural factors affecting the proper design of website and electronic courseware for e-Learning in ASEAN

Jintavee Khlaisang

This study is to understand perspectives of administrators and instructors in higher educational institutes on cultural factors which affect website and electronic…

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