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Students' experiences in guided computer-based learning: A progressive evaluation

Katuk, Norliza (2012) Students' experiences in guided computer-based learning: A progressive evaluation. In: 2012 IEEE Symposium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (SHUSER), 24-27 June 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

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This study investigated students’ experiences in two types of instructional strategies (i.e., fully-guided and partially guided) and their learning experience patterns from the beginning towards the end of the computer-based interactions. An empirical study was performed on 41 students from a public university in Malaysia using two types of computer-based systems for learning Basic Computer Networks. The students’ learning experiences were evaluated at three different stages of the computer-based learning sessions using self-report technique. The results showed that the students’ learning experiences were changing over the period of the computer-based lessons either in positive or negative ways. The directions of changes were mainly influenced by the students’ Information Technology (IT) prior knowledge. The results of this study suggest that computer-based guided learning systems should consider students’ background of knowledge in their design to achieve effective learning. Further,the combination of the fully-and partially-guided features may create an adaptive computer-based learning system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Print ISBN: 978-1-4673-1311-7
Uncontrolled Keywords: adaptive, computer-based learning, learning experiences, progressive evaluation
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Norliza Katuk
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2013 02:40
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2013 02:40
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/7397

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