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Effects of Segmented Animated Graphics among Students of Different Spatial Ability Levels: A Cognitive Load Perspective
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 89–96
This study investigated the effects of segmented animated graphics utilized to facilitate learning of electrolysis of aqueous solution. A total of 171 Secondary Four chemistry students with two different spatial ability levels were randomly...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 129–134
The present learning management system of learning pronunciation uses aural-oral drills. The proposed learning management system in this study has the additional innovatively integrated phonetic symbols (PS). The researchers are exploring the...
Effects of Multimedia-Based Graphic Novel Presentation on Critical Thinking among Students of Different Learning Approaches
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 56–66
This study investigated the effects of graphic novels on the critical thinking skills in history learning among 291 Secondary Two students in three secondary schools in Malaysia. This research consisted of two parts, namely, development and...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1872–1877
A case study has been conducted in order to examine whether students who ‘lurk’ in online discussions engaged in their personal learning during the lurking process. The case study involved an observation, analysis of online discussions thread and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3853–3857
At Universiti Sains Malaysia in Malaysia, Multimedia Authoring is a compulsory course for pre service teachers majoring in Interactive Multimedia. Besides acquiring theoretical knowledge on multimedia authoring, student teachers are required to...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1047–1052
The study of thinking capacity has been a concern of researchers who are interested to explore how learning influenced by thinking processes. Psychological science attempts to explain human’s thinking skills using various tests and research...
Effects of Multiple Simulation Presentation among Students of Different Anxiety Levels in the Learning of Probability
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 105–114
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of multiple simulation presentation in interactive multimedia are on the achievement of students with different levels of anxiety in the learning of Probability. The interactive multimedia...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 782–789
Based on a study of the use of the EDUWEBTV streaming video system in Malaysian schools this paper suggests some strategies for developing more student-centred pedagogies. The review of the system recommended more activity-based learning and the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 90–93
This paper discusses on the indicators of best practices of an international program - Science Across Asia Pacific, part of Science Across the World (SAAP/SAW, http://www.scienceacross.org ). SEAMEO-RECSAM located in Penang, Malaysia is the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 955–959
The three-dimensional computer-based animation allows the manipulation of the three- dimensional axis and viewing angle that facilitate the visualisation and rotation of an object. In this study, the effects on the mental visualisation performance...
The Distance Education Electronic Portal: A Study of the Communicative Dimensions in an Asynchronous Forum Board
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 689–695
This article reports on the study to elucidate the type of communicative dimensions transpired in an asynchronous forum board of an electronic portal. The analysis of interactions was based on the Oliver & McLoughlin interaction model consisting of...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 865–874
As the acquisition of ICT (Information & Communication Technology) skills is increasingly on demand, much investment has been placed on organizing ICT training programs for in-service teachers. Nevertheless, the effects of using ICT in teaching and...
Preparing Preservice Teachers To Use Information Technology in Malaysia: A Case Study at Science University of Malaysia.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3107–3114
Abstract: This paper examines the information technology program used for preparing preservice teachers at the Science University of Malaysia (USM). A qualitative approach was used to collect the data in answering the research questions for this...
Soon Fook Fong; M. Idrus Rozhan; Saw Lan Ong; Muniandy Balakrishnan; Lai Mei Leong; Lee Yen Abdullah Melissa Ng; Zuden Azidah; Samsudin Mohd Ali
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 3660–3666
Bridging the digital-divide between urban and rural areas in Malaysia is crucial to ensure education reaches every segment of society, irrespective of where they are. To expedite this effort, the Ministry of Education introduced EDUWEBTV (www...
Challenges in Infusing Simulation-based Learning in Machining Technology at Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
Linda Fang; Hock Soon Tan; Mya Mya Thwin; Kim Cheng, Tan; Sau Lin, Lye; Fook Meng, Fong; Dominic Kan; May Lin Wee; Mariner Kwok; Caroline Koh
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1119–1128
Introducing any educational innovation is never easy. However, the challenges that are encountered by a project team offer many learning opportunities. In 2008, Temasek Polytechnic explored the use of Simulation-based learning (SBL) for second...