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[Vol. 16, No. 1, 2014]



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Universiti Sains Malaysia Press

Print ISSN: 1511-6433
Online ISSN: 2180-4265
Frequency: Biannually
Current Issue: Volume 16, No. 1, 2014
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Malaysian Journal of Distance Education is listed in ERA Ranked Journal List.

USM has extended content delivery format for its journals’ publication in print and PDF to include ePub, to address the growing need for more mobile accessibility.
:: Aims & Scope

Malaysian Journal of Distance Education is devoted to the dissemination of information on research and practices of distance education. It is an international peer-review journal that features reports on research findings, theoretical discussions and technical developments that contributes significantly to knowledge in the area of distance education.

The wide range of relevant subjects comprises the practical usage of technology for design, e-learning, flexible delivery systems, application of technology in distance and open learning, innovative teaching methods, lifelong learning and continuing education. The content of the journal is potentially of interest to policy makers, administrators, academicians, teachers and students within the area of Distance Education. It is published bi-annually (June and December) by the Universiti Sains Malaysia Press.

MJDE has been in inception since 1999 and the current Chief Editor is Prof. Dr. Hanafi Atan. He can be contacted via e-mail: ahanafi@usm.my


:: Publication Ethics

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:: Current Issue

Volume 16, No. 1, 2014

Title: iCollect Mobile Application for e-Portfolio: Experiences from an Instructional Design Perspective
Author: Mohd Feham bin Md. Ghalib, Muhammad Sabri Sahrir, Nuraihan Mat Daud, Haslina Hassan and Mohaida Mohin

Title: Final Examinations and Their Washback Effects: A Study on Iranian PNU Distance Learners
Author: Fatemeh Hemmati and Fatemeh Soltanpour

Title: Readiness for Online Learning in Higher Education: A Mixed Methods Assessment of Students at a Nigerian University
Author: Charity Onovughakpo Fakinlede, M.O. Yusuf, O.V. Mejabi and V. M. Adegbija

Title: Factors Leading to Growing Interest among MBA Aspirants at Bangladesh Open University: An Empirical Analysis
Author: Md. Serazul Islam and Najnin Jahan

Title: e-Laboratory for Automation Technology Course in UniMAP: Effective for Distance Education?
Author: Zol Bahri Razali

Title: Evaluation of the MOOC “Introduction to Mobile Applications Development Using the Android Platform” in @RAL Platform Based on the Satisfaction and Perceived Learning of Participants
Author: Joyce Mae A. Manalo