IJSSH 2016 Vol.6(12): 939-942 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2016.V6.777

Integration of Naqli (Revealed) Knowledge and Aqli (Rational) Knowledge in Postgraduate Courses for Open and Distance Learning

Nurkhamimi Zainuddin, Rozhan M. Idrus, and Ahmad Farid Mohd Jamal
Abstract—This study discusses the development process of integrated Naqli and Aqli postgraduate courses for open and distance learning (NAPCOD) at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). This is a qualitative study using literature review and document analysis methods by assessing and analyzing discussions in texts content and being translated in the form of narrative approach. The NAPCOD are designed by first identifying a set of four (4) fundamental levels of Naqli and Aqli knowledge integration. These fundamental levels are subsequently converted to NAPCOD development process. The outcomes of this integration emphasize on good characters within the framework of Naqli and Aqli integration.

Index Terms—Open and distance learning, Naqli and Aqli knowledge, pedagogical tools, postgraduate courses, higher education.

N. Zainuddin, R. M. Idrus, and A. F. M. Jamal are with the Global Open Access Learning Centre, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia (e-mail: khamimi@usim.edu.my, rozhan@usim.edu.my, ahmadfarid@usim.edu.my).

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Cite: Nurkhamimi Zainuddin, Rozhan M. Idrus, and Ahmad Farid Mohd Jamal, "Integration of Naqli (Revealed) Knowledge and Aqli (Rational) Knowledge in Postgraduate Courses for Open and Distance Learning," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 12, pp. 939-942, 2016.

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