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Open Source Implementation of M-Learning for Primary School in Malaysia

Mahamad, Saipunidzam and Ibrahim, Mohammad Noor and Foad , Izzriq Ab Malek and Mohd Taib, Shakirah (2008) Open Source Implementation of M-Learning for Primary School in Malaysia. [Citation Index Journal]

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Abstract

With the proliferation of the mobile device technologies, mobile learning can be used to complement and improve traditional learning problems. Both students and teachers need a proper and handy system to monitor and keep track the performance of the students. This paper presents an implementation of M-learning for primary school in Malaysia by using an open source technology. It focuses on learning mathematics using handheld devices for primary schools’ students aged 11 and 12 years old. Main users for this system include students, teachers and the administrator. This application suggests a new mobile learning environment with mobile graph for tracking the students’ progress and performance. The purpose of this system is not to replace traditional classroom but to complement the learning process. In a testing conducted, students who used this system performed better in their examination.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Impact Factor:Abstracting & Indexing: SCIRUS, Google Scholar, EBSCO, GALE, INTUTE, DOAJ, Ulrich's & Serials Solutions and Electronic Journals Library.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
L Education > L Education (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Computer Information Sciences
ID Code:3556
Deposited By: Mr Saipunidzam Mahamad
Deposited On:20 Dec 2010 08:55
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:26

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