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Does personality influence web-based learning performance of novice programmers? A preliminary study


Katuk, Norliza and Zakaria, Nur Haryani and Omar, Mazni and Romli, Rohaida and Md. Isa, Norhaslinda (2014) Does personality influence web-based learning performance of novice programmers? A preliminary study. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2014 (KMICe2014), 12-15 August 2014, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This paper presents a research investigating the effects of personality types and learning performance of student who learned introductory programming through content sequencing of web-based intstruction (WBI).A controlled laboratory experiment was conducted with the aim to understand whether personality types affect learning performance when students use the content sequencing system.Thirty eight first semester's students who enrolled in information technology (IT) program in a higher learning institution in Malaysia voluntarily participated in this study.Statistical analysis on the data from the experiment revealed interesting findings about the effect of personality on learning performance.This finding is discussed in relation to personality model for adaptive WBI.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: School of Computing, UUM CAS, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality types, web-based instruction, content sequencing, programming course
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Norliza Katuk
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2015 06:56
Last Modified: 19 May 2016 01:52
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13769

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