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iMSL: Malay sign language for the deaf and hearing-impaired


Muhd Darus, Norida and Abdullah, Nur Tahrina and Abdul Mutalib, Ariffin (2012) iMSL: Malay sign language for the deaf and hearing-impaired. In: Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe) 2012, 4 – 6 July 2012, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Malay Sign Language (MSL)or Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia is a language that has been used by the deaf people in Malaysia. The deaf and hearing-impaired people go to special schools to learn the MSL. Incurrent age, technology could be utilized for the purpose of providing MSL course for the hearing-impaired people and their stakeholders. With the provision of the technology-based MSL course,learning MSL not only happen in schools, but also at home, or anywhere. This makes the learning activity pervasive.Based on that argument, this study aims at proposing a model for an interactive MSL (iMSL). Accordingly, this paper discusses the background concept for the needs and design of the iMSL. It contains the problem that lead for the iMSL, and activities and techniques to involve.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hearing-impaired, sign language,learning.
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norida Muhd Darus
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2014 08:41
Last Modified: 25 May 2015 03:52
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9745

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