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Managing practicum program in the digital era: A case study of Universiti Utara Malaysia

Hassan, Shahizan and Shiratuddin, Norshuhada (2004) Managing practicum program in the digital era: A case study of Universiti Utara Malaysia. In: Fifth International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET 2004), 31 May-2 June 2004, Turkey.

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The purpose of this paper is to share the experience of the Center for Industrial Placement (CIP), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in managing practicum program since early 1990s. Special focus is made on the use of information technology in assisting the whole CIP's administration. In particular, the discussion addresses some questions, which are what are the current major activities supported and unsupported by information technology and how these supported technologies can be enhanced in term of their features and functions. In order to suggest possible improvements, discussion among management team and an analyst programmer and think-aloud usability testing were conducted with all key personnel in the department.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Print ISBN: 0-7803-8596-9 Organized by the UNESCO Chair on Mechatronics, Bogazici University, Turkey
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Users 37 not found.
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 03:07
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2011 03:07
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4419

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