An analysis on the performance of the malaysian journal of distance education, 1999-2009

Roosfa Hashim

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Abstract

The first issue of the Malaysian Journal of Distance Education (MJDE) was published in 1999. After a decade of publication, there is a need to evaluate its performance in certain areas subject area covered, authorship, circulation, its visibility in international databases, acceptance among scholars and some other issues. A total of 21 issue of the journal published during a decade between 1999-2009 were used as the research material. The study revealed that in ten years, MJDE has covered a wide range of topics under the main theme of distance education through contributions from many countries. Its acceptance among scholars in distance education is unquestionable but its visibility in international databases is rather poor. This study examines the strengths and weaknesses of MJDE in the last 10 years of its publication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)553-556
Number of pages4
JournalSocial Sciences (Pakistan)
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Authorship
  • Circulation
  • Database
  • Malaysia
  • MJDE
  • Scholarly journal publishing

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