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Yap, Wei-Li; Neo, Mai; Neo, Tse-Kian – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
In Malaysia, traditional teaching is still a common approach among many lecturers. There have been many studies that have reported its limitations and many lecturers have started to adopt a more learner-centred teaching approach to promote better learner understanding and learner motivation. Throughout this effort, it is noticed there are…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Student Motivation, Case Studies, Postsecondary Education
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Leow, Fui-Theng; Neo, Mai; Hew, Soon Hin – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
The 21st century marks the beginning of digital age with the extensive use of digital media, mobile devices, and Internet resources. Recent studies found that this digital era has expanded the landscape of student experiences, and educational technologies as well as increased the educator's awareness on embracing technologies to promote effective…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Cognitive Processes
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Leow, Fui Theng; Neo, Mai – Educational Media International, 2015
Today, ICT, web resources and multimedia contents have become prevalent in Malaysian university classrooms; hence, the learning approaches need to be redesigned for enabling students to use these technologies in co-constructing new meaning. This study analyses student's perception and their peer interaction in the constructivist-collaborative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Neo, Mai; Park, Heykyung; Lee, Min-Jae; Soh, Jian-Yuan; Oh, Ji-Young – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
Educators today are moving towards transforming their teaching and learning methods from conventional teacher-centered approaches to student-centered learning approaches with the support of technology so as to better motivate students to participate and engage in their learning process. This study was developed as a joint collaborative effort…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes, Health Services
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Leow, Fui-Theng; Neo, Mai – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
This research study was conducted at INTI International University, and aimed at enhancing the quality of classroom learning for University students with three important emphases: Gagne's instructional model, multimedia, and student-centred learning. An Interactive Learning Module (ILM) was developed as the core component in forming the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Multimedia Instruction, Learning Modules
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Neo, Mai; Neo, Tse-Kian – Design and Technology Education, 2013
Research has shown that students have graduated from institutions of higher learning with a lack of creativity and critical-thinking thinking skills. This mismatch in skills has resulted in a nationwide initiative in using technology in the classroom to create a learning environment that would stimulate students' creative and problem-solving…
Descriptors: Creativity, Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Higher Education
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Neo, Mai; Neo, Ken Tse-Kian; Lim, Sally Thian-Li – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2013
Classrooms today have received a significant overhaul with the inclusion of ICT and new learning pedagogies. Advancements in computing and multimedia technologies in education have resulted in an emerging breed of technologically proficient learners. Today's students are "digital natives" and very influenced by current digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Multimedia Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Neo, Mai; Neo, Ken Tse-Kian; Tan, Heidi Yeen-Ju – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
The advancements of ICT have impacted significantly on educators to utilise the technologies in their classrooms (Sivapalan & Wan Fatimah, 2010). There is also a significant move to make curriculum and content more authentic and relevant for student learning (Apple, 2008) and to allow students to become creative thinkers and problem solvers.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials
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Neo, Tse-Kian; Neo, Mai; Kwok, Wai-Jing; Tan, Yeen-Ju; Lai, Chen-Haw; Zarina, Che Embi – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
With the strong emphasis of social constructivism, many educators are finding new ways to stimulate and enhance social activities within the classroom. One such method is the use of cooperative learning. A cohort of students worked in small teams cooperatively to complete an assignment while using blogs to document and reflect their work.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multimedia Instruction, Instructional Design, Web Sites
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Neo, Tse-Kian; Neo, Mai; Kwok, Wai-Jing; Tan, Jeen Yu; Chen-Haw, Lai; Embi, Zarina Che – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
Many studies have indicated that by having students work in groups and participate in project-based activities provide a more active approach to their learning process. With the increased emphasis on social constructivism, the need to acquire communications, organizational and teamwork skills have become vital lifelong learning skills for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Multimedia Materials, Computer Software
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Neo, Tse-Kian; Neo, Mai; Teoh, Belinda Soo-Phing – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2010
The inclusion of digital multimedia into teaching and learning has changed instructional strategies in the classroom. While this course has been traditionally given in lecture-based environment, an attempt was made to move it towards a more multimedia-mediated environment to provide a student-centred approach in teaching the principles of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Multimedia Instruction, Computer Science Education
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Neo, Mai; Neo, Tse-Kian – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
This paper presents a research study that was conducted in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia, to investigate students' perceptions in developing a multimedia project within a constructivist-based learning environment. Students worked in groups to create an interactive multimedia application using an authoring…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Student Attitudes, Multimedia Materials
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Neo, Mai; Neo, Tse-Kian – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
This study was conducted in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia and investigated students' perceptions while working on a multimedia project that was embedded within a constructivist-based learning environment. We studied the impact of using multimedia on students who have little experience with working in a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Student Attitudes, Multimedia Materials, Multimedia Instruction