The 9th surge in Malaysia’s Education
Development Plan 2015-2025 has outlined online learning to a global level aimed
at widening access to education, improving teaching and learning quality,
reducing the cost of delivering and highlighting Malaysian IPTs in the
international arena as well as fostering lifelong learning in particular among
In order to realize the 9th Rampage of PPPM
(PT), every IPT in Malaysia is recommended to offer Massive Open Online Course
(MOOC). MOOC is seen to provide an efficient course delivery system, enhance
IPT excellence in thrust and expertise and make Malaysia the hub of education.
MOOC UPSI started in 2015. Up to
2018, 13 courses have been offered and registered under MOOC.