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Multimedia for Teaching and Learning Kadazandusun Language

, , University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-56-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


The rapid developments in communication and computing technologies offer exciting environment for us to move into the information age and are widely accepted today as new social and economic force;i.e. multimedia systems facilitate education in language learning. Digital multimedia,together with CD-ROM technology enables production of interactive textbooks on a personal computer. It enables learners to actively engage in the learning process as it can provide course content,active learning opportunities and instructional technology to users. The focus of this paper is the development of a CD-based Kadazandusun language using multimedia technology based on standard 5 Kadazandusun's activity book. Kadazandusun is the largest indigenous group in Sabah. Kadazandusun language is listed as one of the endangered language in the world. Nonetheless,it is important to view the use of ICTs in education (particularly learning Kadazandusun) as an assisting tool and as a medium to enhance teaching and learning processes of the language.


Tahir, A. & Tanalol, S.H. (2005). Multimedia for Teaching and Learning Kadazandusun Language. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1342-1349). Montreal, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 12, 2019 from .



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