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Visual Learning in Application of Integration

Shafie, Afza and Janier, Josefina Barnachea and Wan Ahmad, Wan Fatimah (2009) Visual Learning in Application of Integration. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) . pp. 832-843. ISSN 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online)

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Abstract

Innovative use of technology can improve the way how Mathematics should be taught. It can enhance student’s learning the concepts through visualization. Visualization in Mathematics refers to us of texts, pictures, graphs and animations to hold the attention of the learners in order to learn the concepts. This paper describes the use of a developed multimedia courseware as an effective tool for visual learning mathematics. The focus is on the application of integration which is a topic in Engineering Mathematics 2. The course is offered to the foundation students in Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. Questionnaire was distributed to get a feedback on the visual representation and students’ attitudes towards using visual representation as a learning tool. The questionnaire consists of 3 sections: Courseware Design (Part A), courseware usability (Part B) and attitudes towards using the courseware (Part C). The results showed that students demonstrated the use of visual representation has benefited them in learning the topic.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Fundamental & Applied Sciences
ID Code:1931
Deposited By: Afza Shafie
Deposited On:03 May 2010 06:57
Last Modified:03 May 2010 06:57

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