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Universiti Sains Malaysia Press

Print ISSN: 1511-6433
Online ISSN: 2180-4265
Frequency: Biannually
Current Issue: Volume 16, No. 2, 2014
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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


:: Publication Ethics

Malaysian Journal of Distance Education adheres to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) standards on publications ethics. For further details please visit:


:: Current Issue

Volume 16, No. 2, 2014

Title: Are Teachers Technophobic? Measuring Information and Communication Technology Competency among Teacher Educators in Central Visayas, Philippines
Author: Dave E. Marcial and Jeambe B. Rendal

Title: A Learning Object Organiser System for Higher Order Thinking
Author: Omar Majid, Tan Wee Chuen, Nur’aini Abdul Rashid and Hanafi Atan

Title: The Effect of Online Project-Based Learning on Students’ Attitudes towards Renewable Energy
Author: Mohd Ali Samsudin, Abdul Hadi Harun, Norfarah Nordin, Noor Hasyimah Haniza and Corrienna Abdul-Talib

Title: The Effects of Blended Learning Methods on Educational Achievement and the Development of Online Material in a Curriculum Information Document Online System (CIDOS) for Computer Application Courses
Author: Norhafizah Ismail, Wan Zah Wan Ali, Aida Suraya Md Yunus and Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub

Title: Discovering the Pattern of Interactions in Online Discussions Using the Social Network Analysis Principle
Author: Habibah Ab Jalil and Maarten de Laat

Title: Online Learning in Higher Education: Faculty Readiness in Nigerian Universities
Author: Charity Onovughakpo Fakinlede, M.O. Yusuf, V. M. Adegbija and G. O. Oputa