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Linear and non-linear navigations of learning content


Katuk, Norliza and Zakaria, Nur Haryani (2015) Linear and non-linear navigations of learning content. International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications, 7. pp. 22-31. ISSN 2150-7988

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Abstract

This paper reports a study concerning linear and non-linear navigations in WBI.The effects of the two navigations on students’ engagement aspects namely; control, focus, curiosity, and intrinsic interests were investigated. The study aimed to identify whether the linear and the non-linear navigations could be the factors that influence students’ engagement while learning in WBI environment.An exploratory experimental study was conducted on seventy-two students from a university in Malaysia using a web-based system for learning Basic Computer Networks.The study suggested that the types of navigations had affected the control aspect, but not the focus, curiosity, and intrinsic interests.Students’ engagement from the context of focus, intrinsic interests and curiosity was similar in both linear and non-linear.These findings are further discussed from cultural perspectives of Malaysian students.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: navigation, linear, non-linear, engagement, web-based instruction
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Norliza Katuk
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2017 03:52
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2017 03:52
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20592

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