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[Vol. 15, No. 2, 2013]



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Universiti Sains Malaysia Press

Print ISSN: 1511-6433
Online ISSN: 2180-4265
Frequency: Biannually
Current Issue: Volume 15, No. 2, 2013
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Malaysian Journal of Distance Education is listed in ERA Ranked Journal List.

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:: 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


:: Current Issue

Volume 15, No. 2, 2013

Title: Exploring the Effects of an Online Writing Platform on Students’ Performances in Narrative Writing
Author: Nagaletchimee Annamalai, Tan Kok Eng and Amelia Abdullah

Title: Collaboration in Online Courses: Drawing Insight from Learners for Effective Learning Design and Learner Support Services
Author: Melinda dela Pena Bandalaria

Title: Exploring Social Presence in Online Forums among Distance Learners
Author: Syaza Hazwani Zaini and Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub

Title: Insights from Analysing the Use of Social Networks for Academic Communication at Latin-American and Spanish Universities
Author: Wolfram Laaser, Julio Gonzalo Brito and Eduardo Adrian Toloza

Title: Familiarity with Information and Communication Technology: A Study of the TESL Undergraduates of the Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Author: Johan @ Eddy Luaran and Jasmine Jain

Title: Students’ Attitude and Behavioural Intention on Adoption of Internet for Learning among Al-Hikmah University Students in Nigeria: A Test of Technology Acceptance Model
Author: Ahmed Tajudeen Shittu, Amosa Isiaka Gambari and Abdulrahaman Ozovehe Sule