The Effectiveness of Vocational Programmes towards Lifelong Learning in Malaysia: Polytechnics Program

By Rozinah Jamaludin and Nagarajah Lee.

Published by The Learner Collection

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To explore the students’ perception on the effectiveness of vocational program offered at the Institution of Higher Learning in Malaysia in facilitating lifelong learning. The research assessed in terms of course content, learning material, teaching and learning strategies, role of instructor, and support system. This study also examine how these factors influence students attitude towards learning and motivation to learn.

Keywords: Lifelong Learning, Vocational Program

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp.103-110. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 713.159KB).

Assoc. Prof. Rozinah Jamaludin

Senior Lecturer, Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Minden, Penang, Malaysia

Taught Instructional Technology and Web-design and development to undergraduate students and Web Training and Management and Web Programming to Postgraduate students. Finished three projects and currently leading a lifelong learning research in Higher Institution in Malaysia. Wrote four books, Basics of Multimedia in Education (2000), Instructional Technology (2002), Multimedia in Education (2005), and now going to be out soon Internet in Education (2006/7). Wrote chapter of a book nationally and internationally. Recently presented a paper at the World E-Learn 2006 at Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 13-17 October 2006.

Dr. Nagarajah Lee

Senior Lecturer Level II, Department of Community Medicine, International Medical University, Malaysia, International Medical University, Bukit Jalil, Selangor, Malaysia

A senior lecturer in quantitative methods and management at MARA University of Technology since 2001 until 2006. Promoted to Senior Lecturer Level II at International Medical University, Bukit Jalil, Malaysia. Have conducted several research in service quality. Consultant to research methodology and SPSS training workshop at Sarawak Forestry Corporation. Presented a few papers at national and international level such as SEAAIR Conference at Universitas Widyatama, Indonesia (September 2005), Second International Business Research Conference at University of Technology, Sydney, Australia (December 2005), 5th Global Conference on Business and Economics at University of Cambridge, UK (July 2006).


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