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Teaching the indigenous students with courseware based on theory of multiple intelligences

Mokhsin Misron, Mudiana and Shaffiei, Zatul Amilah and Suhadak, Saiful Adli and Abdul Mutalib, Ariffin (2011) Teaching the indigenous students with courseware based on theory of multiple intelligences. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, 3 (3). pp. 525-533. ISSN 1945-5488

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Problem statement: This study reports result of a research carried out to determine the possibility of computer technology use among the indigenous children in teaching and learning.Approach: In this study, courseware was used in a classroom of a school for the indigenous children, in which their motivation was extremely low.Comparison between normal class and courseware-assisted class was carried out and reports in the methodology.The courseware was tested to meet the requirements of Multiple Intelligences (MI) Theory.Results: The findings reveal that the indigenous children were able to accept the newly-introduced courseware-assisted teaching and learning which includes the eight types of intelligences.This could be seen in their attendance record and achievement improvement. Conclusion/Recommendation: This study concludes that the courseware could be a usable tool to support the indigenous learning motivation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assistive courseware, edutainment courseware, indigenous students, Multiple Intelligences (MI), National Information Technology Council (NITC), computer technologies
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Ariffin Abdul Mutalib
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2014 04:14
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2014 04:14
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9687

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