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

Mahamad, Saipunidzam and Ibrahim, Mohammad Noor and Ab Malek Foad, Mohamad Izzriq and Mohd Taib, Shakirah (2008) Open Source Implementation of M-Learning for Primary School in Malaysia. In: ICCIT 2008: International Conference on Computer and Instructional Technologies, October 29-31, 2008, Venice, Italy.

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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:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Computer Information Sciences
ID Code:3634
Deposited By: Mr Saipunidzam Mahamad
Deposited On:27 Dec 2010 03:13
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:26

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