FRIDAY, 06 SEPTEMBER –
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) played host for the second time the 19th
Council of Public Higher Learning Institutions e-Learning Round Table Conference for Heads of Coordinators (MEIPTA) for two days beginning yesterday.
Speaking at the dinner function of the conference, the Vice-Chancellor of UMS, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah said that the UMS e-Learning Committee planned to introduce the e-Learning system to staff and new students.
According to him, UMS management will publish a journal of international level called International Journal on E-Learning Practices (IJELP) in January 2014 to encourage the publication of research results pertaining to e-learning.
He added, the proactive efforts undertaken by all Malaysian public higher learning institutions in expanding the accessibility of academic programmes to the world would help support the strategy in making Malaysia the hub for higher education at international level.
Also present were the MEIPTA President, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Amin Embi and UMS CAP e-learning Head, Dr. Tan Choon Keong. - FL
By Faezah Mohamad Dun
Photo: Ernest Berinus