Developing human resource for the animation sector: A case study of animation programs in Malaysian universities and colleges

Abdullah, F. (2011) Developing human resource for the animation sector: A case study of animation programs in Malaysian universities and colleges. In: 1st International Conference on World Class Education 2011, 05-06 Dec 2011, University of Malaya.

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Abstract

Malaysian animation sector is observed to have high potential due to the rapid development of digital and electronic technology that involve directly in the digital content industry. For malaysia to venture into this industry, it is imperative to have strong policies, educations and trainings for talents recruitment in order to be be able to Compete in the global market. This article looks into the state of animation education in Malaysia to assess how new talents are being recruited into the industry. For this purpose, an overview of animation education in Malaysia will be presented and the implementation of animation programs will be discussed. It began with a descriptive analysis through observation on every single of the IHL's website listed under MOHE. Then, a case study approach is used to analyze the implementation of animation programs in three chosen IHLs. As an overall, this study finds that animation education in Malaysia is still in the beginning phase and there is a need to develop the programs in order to be able Compete in the global market

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animation Education, Animation Curriculum, Malaysian Animation Sector, Human Resource Development, Institutions of Higher Learning
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2015 06:56
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2015 06:56
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/13576

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