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Asian Journal of Distance Education

Volume 11, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Current Initiatives and Challenges to OERs in Indian Higher Education

    Tulika Bansal, Sonal Chabra & Dhananjay Joshi, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India

    In the modern era of information technology, digital resources have become readily accessible source of learning for teachers and learners. One such movement that encourages and enables sharing... More

    pp. 4-18

  2. On Adding Value to Learning Experiences Through Support Services: Case Study of IGNOU

    Suresh Garg, C.K. Ghosh & Pankaj Khare, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

    The Open and Distance Learning System is now three decades old in India. A learner in this s yst em is away from her t eachers and peers. Thus proper organisation of learner support services is... More

    pp. 19-27

  3. Evaluating the Performance of Open Distance Learners in Introductory Statistics at the Open University Malaysia

    Mariapun Saminathan & Norlia Goolamally, Open University Malaysia, Malaysia

    The study was conducted on degree students embarked on the open distance learning programme at the Open University Malaysia. The objective was to evaluate the performance of the students in the... More

    pp. 38-46

  4. Students' Perceptions on the Academic Management at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Open University System

    Carmencita L Castolo & Diana Lee Tracy K. Chan, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Philippines

    environment at the doorstep of the learner to make them become as independent as possib le. This is a m ission-oriented system that performs and value learner’s d iversit y in terms of access,... More

    pp. 47-51

  5. Infrastructure and e-Learning Readiness in Bangladesh

    A.K.M. Iftekhar Khalid, Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh

    Corporate and business world is the ultimate goal for business students to show professional competence whether they study through traditional system or through open and distance learning (ODL).... More

    pp. 52-58

  6. Current Challenges and Prospects facing Distance Education in the Philippines

    Ralph A. Sabio, St. Scholastica's College, Philippines; Cecilia J. Sabio, Gulf College of Oman, Oman

    In today's globalization and rapid technological advancements, dramatic changes have been happening in higher education, e.g. the dearth of resources for classroom-based instruction, the... More

    pp. 59-77

  7. Reforming Universitas Terbuka's Academic Culture through Developing the Values of Character in Learning Group Organizers

    Mohammad Imam Farisi, Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia

    Recently, university academic culture reforms have becoming a necessity in DE institutions in the world. For UT, academi c culture reforms also have becoming commitment and action to realize their ... More

    pp. 78-92

  8. Supporting Differently-Challenged Learners in the Open School System in India

    Sukanta Kumar Mahapatra, National Institute of Open Schooling, India

    The role of information and Communication technology in the development of education has been well-emphasized in the history of education all over the world. ICTs provide platform for upgrading of ... More

    pp. 93-99