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E-learning: Design strategies for promoting sustainable practices in paddy farming

Othman, Zakirah and Muhammad, Amran (2010) E-learning: Design strategies for promoting sustainable practices in paddy farming. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2010 (KMICe2010), 25-27 May 2010, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

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Malaysia aims to transform its current agricultural practices to modern, innovative and sustainable levels.There are many issues highlighted to improve the sustainability of agricultural practices.However, this is not an easy task because there are several problems that the society and farmers will face, especially in enhancing their lifestyles as well as their ecosystems. Introducing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) application like electronic learning (e-learning) is a novel way to educate and promote the young generation to appreciate sustainable agriculture.Therefore, the main objective of this paper is to discuss a design of a prototype of persuasive learning in virtual paddy as a tool to promote sustainable practices in paddy farming.Before designing a prototype, the current practices of sustainable agriculture should be collected.After that, a pilot test will be conducted with the help of an expert user.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-2078-40-1 Organized by: UUM College of Art & Sciences, Unversiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainability, virtual reality, paddy, education
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Zakirah Othman
Date Deposited: 26 May 2014 01:13
Last Modified: 26 May 2014 01:13
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11145

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