Weblog: How far is it effective as an online communication tool to students? / Naemah Abdul Wahab, Wan Anisha Wan Mohammad and Azlina Mohd Mydin

Abdul Wahab, Naemah and Wan Mohammad, Wan Anisha and Mohd Mydin, Azlina (2008) Weblog: How far is it effective as an online communication tool to students? / Naemah Abdul Wahab, Wan Anisha Wan Mohammad and Azlina Mohd Mydin. [Research Reports] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Online communication is a communication via the Internet from anywhere, at any time or place using various communication tools. There are many forms of online communication tools such as electronic mail (e-mail), video-conferencing, discussion groups, bulletin boards, Internet forums, weblogs, instant messaging and real-time chat. One of the web-based communications technologies that have turned into a widespread popularity is weblogs. Weblogs or blogs are frequently updated webpages with posts typically in reverse- chronological order. It varies widely in nature and content ranging from politics, technology and recently grown in popularity on personal themes. Since many youth mainly students are choosing blogs as a means to communicate online, therefore, this research will be done in order to identify whether web blogging can be an effective online communication tool to students. Due to that, a comparison of the students from various fields of study will be done in order to identify their views and opinions on the effectiveness of blogs for online communication.

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Item Type: Research Reports
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Abdul Wahab, Naemah
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Wan Mohammad, Wan Anisha
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Mohd Mydin, Azlina
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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Technology. Educational technology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Computers in education. Information technology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Blended learning. Computer assisted instruction. Programmed instruction
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Technology. Educational technology > Instructional systems > Cooperative education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Technology. Educational technology > Instructional systems > Cooperative education > Malaysia
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Computer network resources. Internet in education. Web-based instruction
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Computer conferencing in education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Computer conferencing in education > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pulau Pinang > Permatang Pauh Campus
Keywords: Online Communication, Internet, Electronic Mail (E-Mail), Web-Based
Date: June 2008
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/36129
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