Islamic Education in Southeast Asia: A Study of the Integration of Knowledge in Brunei Darussalam

Yousif, Ahmad F. and Hj. Zainal, Norarfan Hj. (2021) Islamic Education in Southeast Asia: A Study of the Integration of Knowledge in Brunei Darussalam. In: INCRE 2020, 11-12 November 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Abstract

In Southeast Asia (SEA) as well as other parts of the Muslim world, academic institutions of higher learning often ignore the importance of integration of knowledge as an instrument for determining solutions to contemporary challenges, including social change in digital era. This is especially evident in the field of Islamic Studies. The majority of Islamic institutions in SEA develop their academic programs utilizing traditional approaches and techniques. Although such approaches do have some merits, they have a number of disadvantages. This paper will introduce a brief history of the concept “integration of knowledge” in Islamic tradition, and its application within higher educational institutions in SEA, exploring the model at the Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA), Brunei Darussalam. It is hoped that this academic exploration will lead to-wards the development of a new learning approach among Islamic educational institutions in and outside

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: religion education integration of knowledge tradition modern southeast asia brunei darussalam
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2021 14:54
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2021 14:54
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/5132

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