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Developing Open Educational Resources (OER) for Malaysian classrooms: The HOTS experience
Jhee, Yoon Sook · Nagappan, Rajendran · Osman, Rosma Binti · Sundaram, Seva Bala

PublishedSeptember 2012
ConferenceProceedings of the Regional Symposium on Open Educational Resources: An Asian perspective on policy and practices
Pages 1-8
CountryMalaysia, Asia

ABSTRACT
The teaching of thinking skills has been emphasized in many ways in the Malaysian education system. Although efforts have been done to assist the teachers to teach HOTS, the impact to change students learning is minimal. One of the major reasons identified is the availability of resources based on Malaysian context. A study was conducted on the development of OER to host Bahasa Malaysia, English and History resources designed for Malaysian classrooms. The development of OER aimed to provide these resources to teachers. The study involved six teachers and 92 students of a suburban school in Malaysia. Observations, questionnaires and interviews were used to gauge the teachers’ use and expectations of the OER. The findings presented in this paper focus on the OER as well as the HOTS elements in the OER. Findings suggest that although teachers show positive attitude in using OER, they need to be trained to use OER in a way that suits their respective students.

Keywords Bahasa Malaysia · case study · education · English · History · Malaysia · OER research

Published atPenang
Languageen
RefereedYes
Rightsby/3.0
URLhttp://www.oerasia.org/oersymposium
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