Monthly Archive:: September 2016

LATEST TRENDS IN INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

INTRODUCTION THE UNIVERSITY AS AN ORGANIZATION One of the few surviving medieval institutions with similar form and function Basic purpose: the creation and dissemination of knowledge Organizational focus: the discipline Organizational unit: the department UNIVERSITY CHARACTERISTICS Decentralized organization Bottom heavy Organization High degree of autonomy in decision-making by academic staff The combination of financial stringency

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FEASIBILITY OF USING ELEARNING IN CAPACITY BUILDING OF ICT TRAINERS AND DELIVERY OF TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (TVET) COURSES IN SRI LANKA

Janaka Jayalath Director / Information Systems, Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission, Sri Lanka. jayalath@tvec.gov.lk       Abstract   Capacity building of instructing staff in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector in Sri  Lanka is  a  prevailing difficulty. Trainer competencies on technology are to be continuously upgraded to match with the industry developments.

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ICT integrations in TVET: Is it up to expectations?

Zurina Yasak1 andMaizam Alias2 1,2Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia 1 zurina.yasak@gmail.com, 2 maizam@uthm.edu.my.     ABSTRACT In today’s world where information and communication technology is playing a major role in people’s daily lives, how a student learns is dependent on how the student reacts to the sophisticated system offered by these technologies. Thus, it

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