Professor Dr. Abd Karim Alias
Director, Centre for Development of Academic Excellence, Universiti Sains Malaysia
In our fast-changing world, new ways of working, new ways of doing, and new ways of living making it necessary for young and old to maintain multiple profiles of knowledge - wide breadth of knowledge and multiple sets of in-depth skills and competencies. When there is a will to learn, there is always a way. The inspired and the dedicated learner will always find a way - a when (time), a where (space) and a how (platform). The current exponential growth of online courses, MOOCs and microcredentials is simply a more convenient way for those inclined to learn. Our role as educators and learners ourselves is to collaboratively harness technology to co-create learning ecologies that empower both the inspired and the uninitiated to create personalised learning paths and experiences for personal and professional growth.
Be sure to join LITEC's Keynote by Prof. Karim Alias for an insightful look at the present and future of learning for the sake of learning.