Global Learn, in Penang, Malaysia ISBN 978-1-880094-79-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
This paper discusses the research focus of teaching and learning of science and technical courses, namely the pedagogical approach which is much centred around the constructivism theory; the mode of teaching which in recent years is centred around visualisation; and finally the role of ICT, mainly related to multimedia learning. Discussion is mainly geared towards highlighting key ideas that has been in studied throughout the years with the aim to improve the interest and performance of students in science and technical courses which seem to have declined in recent years. A list of research questions grouped under three different aspects involving students, content, and delivery of content is presented to map future research and development in science and technical education.
Goolamally, N., Yusoff, Y., Subramaniam, T. & Syed Abd Latif, S.R. (2010). Teaching and Learning of Technical Subjects in an ODL Environment. In Z. Abas, I. Jung & J. Luca (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 3927-3932). Penang, Malaysia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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