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Shariman, Tenku Putri Norishah; Talib, Othman – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
This research studies the effects of an interactive multimedia mobile learning application on students' understanding of chemistry concepts. The Organic Chemistry Reaction Application (OCRA), a mobile learning prototype with touch screen commands, was applied in this research. Through interactive multimedia techniques, students can create and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction, Organic Chemistry
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Sain, Noridah; Bown, Andy; Fluck, Andrew; Kebble, Paul – Research-publishing.net, 2017
In order to enhance second language (L2) acquisition, English as a Second Language (ESL) students are encouraged to exploit the abundant information and opportunities for authentic language use afforded by the Internet. This study investigated the online research and comprehension strategies employed by ESL learners in a public university in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students
Mat-jizat, Jessnor Elmy; Khalid, Khalizul – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
The aim of this study was to explore students' experience and reflection in doing a Service Learning project as part of their course work. The Service Learning project allows the students to practice their knowledge of raising capital through crowdfunding, and at the same time situates them in an environment where they could learn from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Service Learning, Student Projects
Lee, Chien-Sing; Wong, Kuok-Shoong Daniel – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Scaffolding is crucial as transfer of learning does not occur naturally and teaching-learning strategies found to be effective for experts may not be suitably adopted as is for novice learners. Furthermore, opportunities are often "found" or "made." The quality of solutions, however, is mediated by different conceptualizations…
Descriptors: Design, Case Studies, Metacognition, STEM Education
Sidhu, Gurnam Kaur; Kaur, Sarjit; Choo, Lim Peck; Fook, Chan Yuen – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The empowerment of human capital through higher education is a key element that contributes to the growth of national income. In line with this, Malaysia under the MyBrain15 initiative aims to produce a total of 60,000 doctoral degree holders by 2023. However, high attrition and low completion rates among postgraduate students to date have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Supervision
Kaur, Sarjit; Sidhu, Gurnam Kaur; Fong, Lee Lai; Jamian, Leele Suzana – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The twin forces of globalisation and internationalisation witnessed the global democratisation of higher education leading to the mushrooming of institutions of higher learning alongside with the rapid increase in student enrolments at all levels including postgraduate study. Despite the rapid developments in higher education, postgraduate study…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
Mahalingam, Sheila; Abdollah, Faizal Mohd; Sahib, Shahrin – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
M-Learning has a potential to improve efficiency in the education sector and has a tendency to grow advance and transform the learning environment in the future. Yet there are challenges in many areas faced when introducing and implementing m-learning. The learner centered attribute in mobile learning implies deployment in untrustworthy learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Computer Security
Sazalli, Nurhasmiza; Wegerif, Rupert; Kleine-Staarman, Judith – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
We report on the provisional findings of an ongoing research project investigating the pedagogical affordances of mobile learning in combination with Web 2.0 tools for the learning of English for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. Using Design Based Research (DBR) as an approach to conduct this study, this paper will first present the…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Web 2.0 Technologies, Teaching Methods, Telecommunications
Tan, Cheng Lee; Ng, Lee Luan – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Critical thinking has increasingly been seen as one of the important attributes where human capital is concerned and in line with this recognition, the tertiary educational institutions worldwide are putting more effort into designing courses that produce university leavers who are critical thinkers. This study aims to investigate the critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Graduate Students, Discussion Groups
Lim, Jane See Yin; Harper, Barry; Chicharo, Joe F. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Higher education institutions are currently examining how the current emerging technologies and social media applications can be integrated with the appropriate teaching pedagogies adopted by higher education institutions to provide students with learning experiences that take advantage of these new affordances. Due to the continuous and pervasive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Social Networks, Technology Uses in Education
Meng, Bok Check; Soon, Goh Ying – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Giving additional learning materials such as Chinese fantasy novel to non-native learners can be strenuous. This study seeks to render empirical support on the usefulness of the use of new words in Chinese fantasy novel to enhance vocabulary learning among the non-native learners of Chinese. In general, the students agreed that they like to learn…
Descriptors: Chinese, Fantasy, Novels, Second Language Learning
Mat-jizat, Jessnor Elmy; Samsudin, Norsamsinar; Yahaya, Rusliza – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The goal of this study is to explore the understanding and view of Malaysian Higher Education Institution (HEI) students on the concept of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). Questionnaires will be used to identify respondents' knowledge (or lack) of MOOC. Participants will then be given a different set of questions based of their knowledge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Strotmann, Birgit; Bamond, Victoria; Lopez Lago, Jose Maria; Bailen, Maria; Bonilla, Sonia; Montesinos, Francisco – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2014
Few studies have been conducted at the tertiary level on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). The current study aims to gather and share preliminary data concerning CLIL in higher education at several universities in different countries. A questionnaire and brief description of the project and its objectives were emailed to all…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Cross Cultural Studies, Questionnaires
Lim, Jane See Yin; Agostinho, Shirley; Harper, Barry; Chicharo, Joe F. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The use of digital technologies in higher education has been driven by a number of underlying assumptions about the affordances of the available technology for social interaction and learning. This trend has not only been advocated by administrators who may argue for digital technologies as a catalyst for pedagogical change and engagement, but…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Networks, Foreign Countries
Ling, Thong Chee; Jusoh, Yusmadi Yah; Adbullah, Rusli; Alwi, Nor Hayati – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
Software agents communicate using ontology. It is important to build an ontology for specific domain such as Software Engineering Education. Building an ontology from scratch is not only hard, but also incur much time and cost. This study aims to propose an ontology through adaptation of the existing ontology which is originally built based on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Engineering, Engineering Education
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