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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
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
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
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
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
Chan, Nee Nee; Walker-Gleaves, Alan; Remedios, Richard – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
With its wide-ranging applications and multiple features, the smartphone is propelling a new way of learning "on the fly". Mobile learning is more than simply learning with certain types of digital technologies: through everyday practices of using the smartphone, learning can take place in formal and informal settings and in the boundary…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
Wilang, Jeffrey Dawala; Teo, Adisa – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this study is to measure the comprehensibility of the Expanding Circle nations' citizens, namely Burmese, Cambodians, Indonesians, Laotians, Thais and Vietnamese towards the Outer Circle Englishes, namely Bruneian English, Malaysian English. Philippine English and Singaporean English. Ten universities in the Expanding Circle that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Variation