The readiness and acceptance of multimedia technology in teaching English Lesson Year 1 : a Survey / Julia Aida Abd Salam

Abd Salam, Julia Aida (2005) The readiness and acceptance of multimedia technology in teaching English Lesson Year 1 : a Survey / Julia Aida Abd Salam. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.

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Abstract

This research is about the survey of the readiness and acceptance of multimedia
technology in teaching English Lesson Year 1. Most of the teachers only use text book
and pictures to teach English. Bringing the technology to the classroom requires the
preparation of facilities and the readiness of everybody to accept it. The aims of this
research are to identify the readiness of using multimedia technology for teaching
English in primary school and to investigate their level of acceptance towards this new
way of education. The research began by distributing questionnaires to the Year 1
English teachers in primary schools located in Shah Alam. The primary schools were
selected randomly and there were 30 respondents answered the questionnaires. The
survey shows that there were 73.33% of the respondents knew about computer and able
to operate it. They were familiar about the functions and knew how to use them. There
were 73.33% of the teachers referred to computer software in order to help them to teach
English. Majority of the respondents agreed to accept the multimedia technology for
teaching based on their motivation. It indicated that 50% of the respondents had
moderate acceptance level while another 50% stated that they were strongly agree to
accept the technology and had high level of acceptance. It is also found out that the
respondents who had a high acceptance level were those who referred to other software
to help them in teaching English language, had attended computer courses before and
also those who had their own computer. It is concluded that the teachers were ready to
accept the multimedia application for teaching English. It is recommended that the
content of the multimedia product for teaching English soon must be suitable for young
children, must follow the syllabus, colorful, attractive and easy to navigate.

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Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Abd Salam, Julia Aida
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Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Instruments and machines > Electronic Computers. Computer Science
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Item ID: 1505
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/1505

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