eConDev 2017 (MOOCs) (Aug 15 2017)

In September 2015, the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) announced the launch of 60 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by 20 public universities in Malaysia. All the courses are available for free, and are now open for enrolment by students at these universities and members of the public. The courses encompass a wide selection of topics ranging from Business, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare, Languages, Technology and many more. All courses are available for free on OpenLearning,com, which is the official MOOC platform for all public institutions of higher education in Malaysia. Courses are delivered primarily in Bahasa Malaysia, English and Arabic, depending on the topic or subject matter.

To support the Ministry of Higher Education initiatives, Institute of Neo Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA has proudly organized National e-Content Development Competition (e-ConDev), focusing on Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC).

This competition will be held for the first time at UiTM Shah Alam campus with the aim to increase the number of UiTM’s MOOCs and also to provide the platform to improve and update available e-Content and teaching and learning materials at the university.

Venue: Seri Budiman Hall, UiTM, Shah Alam
Date:  15.08.2017
Website: http://econdev.uitm.edu.my/

MMU participated in this competition and showcased 8 MOOCs across 6 faculties (Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology and Faculty of Law) and 4 domains (Creative Multimedia, IT, Engineering, and Law). The results of the competition are 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze! The participants and award winners are:

Kamarulzaman Russali (FCM)

Title of MOOC: Learn Creative Skills
Award: GOLD

Heidi Tan Yeen-Ju & team (FCM)

Title of MOOC: Introduction to Augmented Reality
Award: SILVER
Abstract

Khairi Shazwan Dollmat (FCI)

Title of MOOC: Introduction to Computing Technologies
Award: BRONZE

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Shohel Sayeed (FIST)

Title of MOOC: Web Techniques and Applications
Award: BRONZE
Abstract

Dr. Mardeni bin Roslee (FOE)

Title of MOOC: TCP/IP for Networking System
Award: GOLD
Abstract

Dr. Wong Wai Kit (FET)

Title of MOOC: Fundamental of Operational Amplifier
Award: BRONZE
Abstract

Dr. Wong Wai Kit (FET)

Title of MOOC: Attenuator and Amplifier
Award: SILVER
Abstract

Muhammad Nor bin Abdurrahim (FOL)

Title of MOOC: Law & Human rights in Malaysia
Award: BRONZE
Abstract