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Multimedia package for learning English based on learners’ profile


Wahab, Norshahriah and Badioze Zaman, Halimah (2009) Multimedia package for learning English based on learners’ profile. In: International Conference on Computing and Informatics 2009 (ICOCI09), 24-25 June 2009, Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

The current advancement of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), especially the advancement in multimedia technology, has spurred the use of computers in education setting. The use of multimedia technology for teaching and learning have been proved that to be essential and more effective compared to the conventional approach. Research have stated that multimedia technology application can help the students in their learning process by attracting and engaging the learners, providing a better learning retention time, making learners more self reliant and proactive in their learning environment.This research aims to study the development of a multimedia package based on learners` profile in English.The multimedia package was developed based on two main objectives : I) developing a learners` profile to determine learners` learning style, II) developing a multimedia package for learning English.The development of this multimedia package took into consideration various aspects such as : principles of instructional design in the development of learning materials and the development methodology of a package; multimedia elements and the integration of learning and cognitive theories in package development.The multimedia package consists of three main modules to meet the needs of each type of the preferred modality learning style of learners : visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning style.The evaluation of the multimedia package was conducted to test the system based on its strengths and weaknesses amongst the students.Findings of the research showed that despite a number of weaknessess of the system, the modules of the system based on specific learner’s learning styles managed to attract the interest of learners based on their matching learning styles.The fuzzy logic and neural network have been applied at this stage to analyse the ouput data for evaluation purposes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983--44150-2-O Organized by: UUM College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learners’ Profile, Multimedia Package
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2015 02:21
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2017 07:50
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13531

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