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Conference Proceeding

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Edith Cowan University, Western Australia in association with Khon Kaen University, Thailand and Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University, Thailand.

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Originally published in the Proceedings of the EDU-COM 2008 International Conference. Sustainability in Higher Education: Directions for Change, Edith Cowan University, Perth Western Australia, 19-21 November 2008.

Abstract

In enhancing the process of teaching and learning, many technological devices were created to facilitate these processes. As a new university in the southern of peninsular Malaysia, UTHM had introduced a new method of educational enhancement, which is the use of University Campus Interactive television (UCiTV). The changes in the development of video technology in teaching and learning process had made UCiTV a realization for this new university. The use of online video or Internet protocol television was utilized in the teaching process. Students/users are able to access and watch online video lectures in PowerPoint form. UCiTV can be accessed through campus intranet and internet, highly positive responses were given by the campus users on the whole since it can be utilized 24 hours. Viewers can also use video on demand and the concept of video streaming enable viewers to watch live telecast on any event in the university and they can be accessed continuously. These enable more interactive utilizations by the users/viewers. The quality of UCiTV depends on the content provider, networking service maintenance, infrastructure and users interests.

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