JBLFMU eLearning goes International

The JBLFMU Online Distance Learning, Instructional Material Designer – Maria Cristina P. Arante, has attended the 3rd International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems held in University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia last November 27-28, 2013.

The conference was attended by not less than 100 participants from ten different countries to showcase their innovation in relation to the conference theme “Social Informatics”. The objective of ICRIIS’13 is “to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, professionals, government and private sectors from all over the world to present their research results and innovation in the field of Information Systems (IS) and ICT.”

The paper entitled: Information and Communication Technology (ICT): The Role and its Impact to Maritime University’s Online Distance Education, showcased how the ICTs such as networked computers and the Internet have full potential to aid the development of JBLFMU’s Online Distance Learning; an educational innovation that makes interactive and collaborative learning possible university wide.

The presentation was a huge success - providing opportunity for the whole University a new bridge for recognition in IS innovation.