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- ItemOpen AccessCollaborative Regional Public Technology Enhanced Learning Management System (TELMS) in Promoting School Teachers’ Lifelong Learning through School ICT Laboratories: Upgrading Knowledge and Human Capital in Malaysia(2010-11) Lee, Tan Luck; Lee, Hua JieThe purpose of this study is to examine the setting, commissioning and managing of a collaborative regional public Technology Enhance Learning Management System (TELMS) as an innovative platform in helping school teachers in Malaysia in upgrading their quality pedagogical knowledge and human capital. The local public teacher training and educational providers could collaborate with existing schools where the teachers’ contribute to organize and dissemination knowledge for life-long learning process in this perspective. They could utilize the existing internet facilities from the school ICT laboratory in upgrading the country’s knowledge economy. Factors like demographic, technology availability, learning culture and leadership to support school teachers’ life-long learning process to educate and improve knowledge economy through the school ICT laboratory in each state were surveyed. In general, there are significant differences among factors stated above which will upgrade the school teachers’ knowledge and knowledge economy in their life-long quest of learning process and upgrading the country’s human capital to be competitive in the region. Good governances in management and enhancement of digital technology in the Regional Public TELMS to upgrade school teachers’ lifelong learning could be beneficial in upgrading their knowledge and fostering their quality of life and human capital. In addition, school teachers could use the digital platform to foster friendship, exchange of knowledge and networking among their peers in the region and cater universal education philosophy of ‘Education for All’. Therefore it is of utmost important for the maximization in the utilization of digital technologies provided by the government initiative to improve its efficiency and integrity on social responsibilities in producing quality human capital through Open and Distance Learning in the quest for lifelong learning perspective.
- ItemOpen AccessEmpowering a Web2.0 Blended ODL Community Learning in Supporting Retired Senior Citizens’ Practical Lifelong knowledge Sharing and Learning Programmes through Community Activities Centres(2022-09) Lee, Tan LuckPCF10 Sub-theme: Fostering Lifelong Learning // The purpose of this research is to examine the commissioning of a Web 2.0 digital technology infrastructure into blended mode lifelong knowledge sharing platform for youth and women in community learning in upgrading knowledge sharing; livelihood lifelong learning and building human capital among retired senior citizens in community learning activities centre. A mixed-method research design was implemented including survey, interviews and observation in this study. The five dimensions of enhancing a Web2.0 innovative blended ODL digital LMS platform namely demographic factor; community youth and women learning culture; digital facilities; blended community LMS environment and learners’ efficacy were examined. Finding shows there are significant differences among factors stated that will upgrade the potential of Retired Senior Citizens (RSC) expertise, livelihood knowledge and experiences sharing to be relevance and competitive in building human capital in the community. The use of a Web2.0 blended digital platform is beneficial in sharing of knowledge and skills among RSC and the community. This model could be used as framework of practice for life skills in community development. It could be implemented for all the RSC in sharing life skills and contribute to the worldwide improvement of human capital. // Paper ID 8722
- ItemOpen AccessEmpowering an Open Distance Dual-Mode Regional Blended Lifelong Learning Management System through Community Colleges in Supporting the Transformation of Village Girls and Women Societal Development and Human Capital(2013-11) Lee, Tan LuckThe Purpose of this research is to examine the empowerment of a Dual-Mode open and blended distance Regional Lifelong Learning Management System model on educating village women in improving the quality of life, human capital and digital knowledge in societal development through the existing community colleges in each district vicinity. The village women could use the wifi connectivity and internet facilities in community colleges not only to communicate but also to acquire knowledge on social livelihood and fulfill the initiative of transforming a digital knowledge society. The culture of using technologies in acquiring first hand social knowledge have great influence in determining the quality of live. Demographic factors such as education level, computer literacy, language proficiency and working experiences are also taken into consideration. Methodology use is by looking into the dimensions of enhancing a dual-mode blended open and distance learning to educate and improve livelihood of Malaysian village women through the Regional dual-mode Lifelong Learning Management System (LMS) through the community colleges (village women demographic, technology facility availability, learning culture and leadership of instructors in community colleges) were examined to determine the success of supporting community lifelong Learning by enhancing Open and Distance Learning and transforming the societal development in Malaysia. The finding shows there are significant differences among factors stated above which will upgrade village youths in improving the quality of life, and digital knowledge in societal development through the community colleges. The introduction of a dual mode regional blended lifelong LMS via the community colleges throughout the country by enhancing open and distance learning could be beneficial to the village youths on social knowledge and networking in fostering and transforming the society development and a digital knowledge society. The Practical implications of this research is the utmost important for the maximization in the utilization of digital technologies in community colleges to improve its efficiency and integrity on the transformation of social development in producing quality human capital. // Paper ID: 17
- ItemOpen AccessSupporting Community Learning with Digital Technologies and Knowledge for Societal Development: Open and Distance Learning to Educate Rural Farmers by Enhanced Blended Learning Management System through School ICT Laboratory in Malaysia(2010-11) Lee, Tan LuckPurpose – This research was attempted to examine the feasibility of open and distance learning on educating rural farmers in improving the quality of their knowledge and upgrading their livelihood through the school ICT Laboratory in the village vicinity. The rural farmers could use the internet facilities and connectivity of the school ICT laboratory not only to communicate but also to acquire knowledge on agriculture. The culture of using technologies in acquiring first hand agro knowledge and the fluctuating produces prices have great influence in determining the quality of their livelihood. // Design/ methodology/ approach – Five dimensions of enhancing open and distance learning to educate and improve livelihood of Malaysian farmers through the secondary school ICT laboratory (demographic, technology availability, rural farmers; learning culture and leadership of village chieftains) were examined to determine the success of supporting community learning in the digital age: enhancing open and distance learning to educate and improve livelihood of Malaysian farmers. // Finding - In general, there are significant differences among factors stated above which will upgrade the rural farmers’ livelihood and be competitive with their peers from other sectors. The usage of the school ICT laboratory by enhancing open and distance learning could be beneficial to the rural farmers by upgrading their knowledge on seeding, cloning, fertilization, proper usage of agro chemical and bio technology etc in fostering the production quality agriculture produces’ as well as avoiding the agro middleman’s preying when there is fluctuation of the agro produces price. In addition, the rural farmers could use the ICT facility to foster friendship, exchange of ideas and networking among their peers in the region. // Research limitations/ implications – This study represents an addition to the extant literature on supporting community learning in the digital age: enhancing open and distance learning to educate and improve livelihood of Malaysian rural farmers through the school ICT laboratory. // Practical implications – Enhancing digital technology in improving farmers’ livelihood is of paramount important in the upgrading of not only the farmers livelihood but national economy. It is utmost important for the maximization in the utilization of digital technologies provided by the government initiative to improve its efficiency and integrity on quality assure of ODL in producing quality human capital. // Originality/ value – This study provides further groundwork for the quality utilization of open and distance learning platform in educating rural farmers.