NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 14 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Laosum, Thanyasinee – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2023
Purpose: This paper aims to develop indicators of happiness in learning of the Thai open university (TOU)'s undergraduate students. Design/methodology/approach: Sampling for the study was comprised of two groups. Group I comprised eight lecturers who are experts in their disciplines and six students who were purposively sampled. The focus group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Open Universities, Psychological Patterns
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hou, Songyan – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2023
Purpose: The outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020 has had a profound impact on education institutions at all levels. Open universities, with their privileged delivery method, have been in an advantageous position. In the earlier stages of the pandemic, they made remarkable contributions to assuring learning continuity. However, with more and more…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Open Universities, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Choudhury, Smritishikha; Senapati, Chayanika; Sarma, Nripendra Narayan – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2023
Purpose: In the last few decades, the growth in management institutions in India has become significant. The Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institutions also have started offering management programmes at various levels. In the ODL scenario, the learning path has been shifting from the traditional Self-Learning Material (SLM)-based model to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Education, Distance Education, Open Universities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wani, Shabir Ahmed; Asgar, Ali; Srivastava, Manjulika – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2023
Purpose: This paper presents the features and relevance of open distance learning in the context of the socio-economic conditions of people living in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in India. Although the primary purpose of the present study was to ascertain the effectiveness of the learner support services (LSSs) and different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Higher Education, Academic Support Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dhini, Bachriah Fatwa; Girsang, Abba Suganda; Sufandi, Unggul Utan; Kurniawati, Heny – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2023
Purpose: The authors constructed an automatic essay scoring (AES) model in a discussion forum where the result was compared with scores given by human evaluators. This research proposes essay scoring, which is conducted through two parameters, semantic and keyword similarities, using a SentenceTransformers pre-trained model that can construct the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Scoring, Writing Evaluation, Essays
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Navaratna, Chandanie Wijayalatha; Bandarage, Gunadya; Rajapaksha Appuhamilage, Dilsha Nimmi; Pasqual, Hemali; Rajendra, Joseph Calistus Nihal; Ranasinghe, Menaka D. D.; Ratnayake, Uditha W. – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the learner characteristics attributable to the likelihood and the duration of programme completion in the Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Bachelor of Technology Honours in Engineering (BTech) degree programmes of the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL). Design/methodology/approach: Data were…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Educational Attainment, Time to Degree, Engineering Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Olney, Tom; Li, Chenxi; Luo, Juan – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify staff skills and competencies on which Chinese open universities should focus their professional development activities in order to enhance the quality of open and distance learning (ODL) in China. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from surveys of 220 academic and academic-related…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Distance Education, Instructional Design, Faculty Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Asgar, Ali; Satyanarayana, Rampelli – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2021
Purpose: This paper seeks to ascertain the effectiveness of a two-week-long faculty development programme (FDP), organized by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), for teachers of the open and distance learning (ODL) system, with the aim of upgrading their knowledge and skills for developing print self-learning materials (SLMs). The…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Faculty Development, Independent Study, Open Universities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Selvaras, Janaha – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2021
Purpose: Legal education, like any other discipline in higher education, necessitates in use of various teaching and learning pedagogies in order to provide a sustainable teaching and learning experience. This article aims to examine the feasibility of implementing flipped learning method as a pedagogy on legal students at the Open University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Legal Education (Professions), Open Universities, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Saumya; Singh, Tushar – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2020
Purpose: The paper reports the feedback collected from students of the Master of Social Work (MSW) Programme of the School of Social Work (SOSW), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), through open and distance learning (ODL), in India. The paper discusses findings related to learner profile, student support services, assignments,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zuhairi, Aminudin; Karthikeyan, Navaratnasamy; Priyadarshana, Saman Thushara – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to reveal how support services for open and distance students are designed, developed and implemented to ensure successful learning to take place, with specific references to the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) and Universitas Terbuka (UT) Indonesia. Success in distance learning is one major challenge for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bordoloi, Ritimoni; Das, Prasenjit; Das, Kandarpa – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2020
Purpose: Lifelong learning needs to be visualized as the milestone for generating a progressive and knowledge society. Because it is through lifelong learning that one can continuously upgrade one's knowledge and acquire the relevant skills for getting livelihood opportunities. Moreover, for ensuring a sustainable and advanced society in the 21st…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zuhairi, Aminudin; Hsueh, Amy Ching Tsu; Chiang, I-Chin Nonie – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2020
Purpose: This research attempts to reveal ways of addressing challenges in open universities related to empowering lifelong learning; establishing policies and strategies in dropouts, student portfolio and support services for students with special needs; and implementing online instructional design and strategies. Two institutions were…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Special Needs Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Selvaras, Janaka – Asian Association of Open Universities Journal, 2020
Purpose: The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) is the only institution to deliver legal education through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Sri Lanka. This study aims to analyze technology usage in learning and teaching law in the ODL under OUSL to evaluate the accessibility and also challenges. Design/methodology/approach: A combination of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Legal Education (Professions), Educational Technology