Symbiotic Relationship Between Telecentre And Lifelong Learning For Rural Community Development: A Malaysian Experience

Jalaluddin, Abdul Malek and Abdul , Razaq Ahmad and Mohd, Mahzan Awang and Alfitri, Alfitri (2014) Symbiotic Relationship Between Telecentre And Lifelong Learning For Rural Community Development: A Malaysian Experience. The Turkish Online Journal Of Educational Technology, 13 (3). pp. 148-155. ISSN 1303-6521

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    Abstract

    Telecentres in the 21st century may be able to improve standard of living, quality of life, and stability of knowledge for the rural population. The role of telecentres is widely increasing in developing political and management awareness, economic, socio-culture, technology, education and regulation awareness in rural communities. Telecentres in this context is a premise or a centre of information and communications technology (ICT) for rural residents to obtain information and knowledge. The major role of telecentre is to bridge the digital divide and socio-economic gap between rural and urban population. Telecentre is also a centre of lifelong learning activities for the rural population to seek formal and informal knowledge. This paper is intended to demonstrate the development of telecentre experiences in Malaysia that focuses on scholarly activities through lifelong learning of the rural population. The scope of discussion depicts the seven routes of informal symbiosis between lifelong learning with the telecentres that gave positive impact on rural development in Malaysia. The discussion is based on the discourse and experience of telecentre development in Malaysia

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Telecentres,lifelong learning,Rural Population
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
    Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > Department of Sociology
    Depositing User: Rudi Kule
    Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2014 09:16
    Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 09:16
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/4949

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