Providing Accessible and Quality Education Through Technology: Case Study from Universitas Terbuka’s MOOCs

Marisa, (2016) Providing Accessible and Quality Education Through Technology: Case Study from Universitas Terbuka’s MOOCs. Educational Technology World Conference: Educational Technology to Improve Quality and Access for Prosperous Sociaety, 1. p. 11. ISSN 9876027472327

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Education in Indonesia is still facing two major problems. The first problem is the access that includes the availability and affordability. The second issue is about the limitations of teaching staff, infrastructure and good governance. Advances in technology and innovation in the world of information technology has brought a ubiquitous phenomenon which any information, which is required in the world of education, can be obtained instantly, without having to build physical infrastructure of the school. This phenomenon has been exploited by many countries, including Indonesia, to provide educational services in massive, open to anyone, as long as they are connected to the Internet. Through Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs), individuals can follow the lesson without having to enroll a student in a university or institution. This paper will explore the efforts of the Universitas Terbuka provide a solution to the limited access to and quality of education by providing courses /training /education in the field of Parenting, Public Speaking, ASEAN Studies, Introduction to Moodle, Food Processing, Marketing Management and Distance Education through MOOCs. Various courses are provided by Universitas Terbuka for free to the public. Following MOOCs is a new way of learning for the people of Indonesia as it enables universities and institutions to share the best of their knowledge to the people of Indonesia.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information (ID): 19-L0054
Uncontrolled Keywords: access, quality of education, ubiquitous, MOOCs
Subjects: 300 Social Science > 370-379 Education (Pendidikan) > 378.175 Distance Education (pendidikan jarak jauh)
Divisions: Koleksi Digital > Artikel Pendidikan Terbuka Jarak Jauh
Depositing User: David NP
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2019 07:29
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2019 07:29

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