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Friday, 16 March 2012

LEARNING AND COMMUNICATING

LEARNING NETWORK:
is an Expansion of education over the Internet/web along with an Intensive use in organizational communication for Personal and organizational web pages. the reasons are to: 

—- Connecting people in workplaces and educational institutions 
- —Supplement for other communication channels 
—- Support for diverse interpersonal and group interactions and activities 
- —Development of online relationships

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:


in being a good communicator, u have to practice these skills:

—- Understand the communication process 
- —Appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of different methods of communication 
- —Recognize which communication method to use in a range of work situation 
- —Describe the key stages in the communications process

HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE TEAM PLAYER:


1) Demonstrates reliability
2) Communicates constructively
3) Listens actively
4) Functions as an active participant
5) Shares openly and willingly:
6) Exhibits flexibility
7) Works as a problem-solver
8) Treats others in a respectful and supportive manner
9) Shows commitment to Forum (Group)


Saturday, 10 March 2012

USING THE INTERNET: NET COMPETENCY

nowadays, internet is a need for everyone. but did u know what can the net done to u?

NETIQUETTE:
 netiquette is etiquette while using the internet. we need to be careful and also behave while online as we are interacting and representing ourselves to the world. plus, there is no protection towards the information that u upload to not be manipulated by other person.people can judge and use the information available to judge and even worse, use them for their own good. beware... so, here are the guidelines for you to express good netiquette:

- DO NOT CAPITALIZE EVERYTHING!
- avoid Criticism
- Pay Attention to Language Issues
- Think Before Posting
- Avoid Humor but you can use emoticons
- Reply Quickly
- Make sure you do not send secret emails to a group of recipients
- Keep Personal Information Private
- Obey Copyright Laws
- Be Aware of Cyber bullying
-Respect other participants 
- Respect people's time and bandwidth 
- Only post relevant items 
- Be forgiving 
- Represent yourself well 
- Be brief, precise, and clear 
- Be quick, and don't monopolize the chat

DO'S AND CONT'S ON THE INTERNET:
- View the internet as a novel, not a diary 
- Be careful what you advertise 
- Realize that you can't take it back

for the do's and don'ts while using the internet, u can refer the link below

SECURITY ON THE INTERNET:
internet security involves the protection of a computer's internet account and files from intrusion of an unknown user. Basically, security measures involve protection by well selected passwords, change of file permissions and back up of computer's data. do not create spam and threatening others. now, i will share some of the tips in creating a good password:

- Do not use your log in name. 
- Do not use your first, middle, or last name. 
- Do not use other information easily obtained; birth date, plate numbers, telephone numbers. 
- Do not use a password of all digits or all the same letter. 
- Do not use a password shorter than six characters. 
- Do use a password with mixed-case alphabetic. 
- Do use a password with non-alphabetic. 

Saturday, 3 March 2012

INTRODUCTION TO AN ONLINE TERTIARY SECTOR

assalamu'alaikum...
I'm new in this field of IT learning and perhaps together, our knowledge will increase. insyaallah =D. first and foremost, have u ever heard of ONLINE TERTIARY LEARNING or E-LEARNING of TERTIARY LEVEL? 

History : 


E-learning is introduced widely and is encouraged to be implemented in organisations and education. in 1996 the Multimedia Super Corridor and the privatisation of tertiary education was established by the previous prime minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamed when he introduced the Vision of 2020.

for more detail info on how the e-learning had been developed, please go to:

what is e-learning and its scope :
E-learning is commonly referred to the intentional use of networked information and communications technology in teaching and learning. They include online learning, virtual learning, distributed learning, network and web- based learning. it is a learning process that is facilitated and enhanced by using digital tools such as CD-Roms, video conferencing, websites, e-mail and many more, where the content and instruction is delivered electronically.
As the letter “e” in e-learning stands for the word “electronic”, e-learning would incorporate all educational activities that are carried out by individuals or groups working online or offline, and synchronously (real time reply. e.g chat) or asynchronously (different time reply. e.g email) via networked or stand alone computers and other electronic devices.

E-learning in Malaysia's institutions :
E-learning is already been used by UNIVERSITY PUTRA MALAYA (UPM), UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA SABAH (UMS), KOLEJ PROFESIONAL MARA (KPMIM) and many other institutions. The example of famous web application for producing and providing modular internet-based courses is MOODLE and learning management system (LMS). It is for making announcements, documents sharing, forum learning, tracks links, assessments giving, and many more additional functions.

and here is the first company that fully using e-learning in Malaysia,

Kenshido International Sdn Bhd
Wisma Kenshido, No 1-1, 1-2, 1-3,Jalan PJU 5/6, Dataran Sunway PJU 5,
47810 Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Malaysia.






By widely using e-learning in Malaysia, our educational institutions can be well known in the eyes of the world to become people's choice for studying in advance level.