The need of incorporating Cidos with Facebook to facilitate online collaborative learning

Razali, Sharifah Nadiyah and Shahbodin, Faaizah and Bakar, Norasiken and Hussin, Hanipah and Ahmad, Mohd Hafiez (2014) The need of incorporating Cidos with Facebook to facilitate online collaborative learning. WIT Transaction on Information and Communication Technologies, 58. pp. 1089-1097. ISSN 1743-3517

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Abstract

Getting a job after college is always a challenge for students; even they got an excellent academic skill. Therefore, the role of HEIs is to provide training to the students with the soft skills in accordance with the demands of the job. Collaborative Learning has been well known in the educational arena with proven results in terms of developing soft skills. This study aims to explore the need in incorporating Moodle with SNSs to facilitate Online Collaborative learning. In this preliminary study, two sets of questionnaire were distributed to 356 diploma students and 145 lecturers from Politeknik Ibrahim Sultan, Politeknik Merlimau, Politeknik Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin, Politeknik Kota Kinabalu and Politeknik Sultan Idris Shah. All collected data had been analyzed using SPPS 19 software and the results of the study showed lecturers had to apply certain instrument to record and monitor student discussion and to assess student contribution from the discussion. But most of lecturers and students tend to access their SNSs accounts daily compares to Cidos. Incorporating LMS with Facebook to support Online Collaborative Learning as recommendations for future research is suggested.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Interactive Media
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Dr Faaizah Shahbodin
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2014 10:14
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 04:27
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/12739
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