An Alternative Learning through Open Course Ware (OCW) in Indonesia
Education Journal
Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2014, Pages: 186-189
Received: Apr. 6, 2014; Accepted: May 13, 2014; Published: May 20, 2014
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Safitri Yosita Ratri, Faculty of Education, Yogyakarta State University, UNY, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Abstract
A new learning model that has attracted the attention of Indonesian people is OpenCourse Ware (OCW). This study discusses the concept of OCW as an alternative means of delivering educational services to improve and broaden innovative distance education in Indonesia. It first reviews the underlying philosophy of OCW, followed by its history in the Indonesian education system. It then outlines some recently arisen barriers that inhibit the implementation of OCW. Finally, the study outlines some opportunities provided by OCW in supporting enhanced learning in Indonesia.
Keywords
Open Course Ware, Distance Education, E-Learning Education
To cite this article
Safitri Yosita Ratri, An Alternative Learning through Open Course Ware (OCW) in Indonesia, Education Journal. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2014, pp. 186-189. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20140303.20
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