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ERIC Number: EJ963287
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 89
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1436-4522
A Constructivist Approach for Digital Learning: Malaysian Schools Case Study
Sultan, Waleed H.; Woods, Peter Charles; Koo, Ah-Choo
Educational Technology & Society, v14 n4 p149-163 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influences of Constructivist Learning Environments (CLEs) through the use of laptops supported within 1:1 e-learning education in Malaysian schools. The main objectives of this study were to investigate (a) different possible gaps between constructivist theory and classroom practices in Malaysian schools, (b) success, if any, of the classroom students who would undertake Classmate PC (CMPC) classroom putting while into practice a constructivist approach to learning, and (c) develop a conceptual framework model based on students' communication in a constructivist learning environment. Yet, (d) there is a strong need to address Constructivist Learning Environments (CLEs) practices on local Malaysian settings. A modified Constructivist eLearning Environment Questionnaire (CLEQ) survey used in this study was multiply regressed against student Perceived Learning Outcomes (PRCVD). Findings revealed different aspects of students' learning outcomes and enforcement to use creative thinking in building students' knowledge within constructivism learning context. (Contains 2 tables and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia