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Collaborative system: higher education search engine

Abdul Wahid, Al- Abrar and Aboubakar Idriss, Hissein and Adam Labab Ali, Muhanad and Ahmad Dahlan, Abdul Rahman (2011) Collaborative system: higher education search engine. International Journal of Education and Social Sciences ( IJESS ), 2 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 2222-7865

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Abstract

Malaysian universities or colleges has been one of the main attractive educational destinations to foreigners for the last decade. Malaysian educational institutions are recognized in opening doors of knowledge that fulfill student’s lives with skills, awareness and enthusiasm. There are over 20 public universities and 60 private colleges that offer a complete range of programs leading to highly regarded and internationally recognized qualifications. Despite the vast information made available by these institutions on their websites, majority of potential students face challenges in choosing the right program, courses and university that suits their needs. This research study the innovative method which could be developed and leveraged by the educational industries, specifically the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE) in close collaboration with these universities and colleges, in using search engine comparator technology whereby assisting potential students in making selection. The study raises awareness of relevant collaboration initiatives that could be adopted and replicated to facilitate students and parents in making well-informed decision.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6250/1308
Uncontrolled Keywords: University and higher education institution, student decision making process, ecommerce comparison engine, bot analysis, search engine, collaboration
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahman Ahmad Dahlan
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2013 16:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1308

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