Development of interactive multimedia module with pedagogical agent (IMMPA) in the learning of electrochemistry: Needs assessment

Lee Tien Tien, Kamisah Osman

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Abstract

A needs assessment was carried out as preliminary step for the development of Interactive Multimedia Module with Pedagogical Agent (IMMPA) in the learning of Electrochemistry. Seven Chemistry teachers as well as 223 students from three secondary schools were involved in this needs assessment survey to investigate the felt needs and normative needs in the learning of Electrochemistry. Results showed that both teachers and students rated the Electrochemistry chapter as the second most difficult chapter from the eight chapters in the Malaysian Chemistry syllabus. Students demonstrated high confidence in answering the Electrochemistry test despite obtaining poor results in the achievement test. IMMPA named EC Lab was recommended in order to help the students visualize the abstract concepts in the learning of Electrochemistry via the application of animations and simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3725-3732
Number of pages8
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Volume7
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Chemistry learning
  • Electrochemistry
  • Interactive multimedia module with pedagogical agent (IMMPA)
  • Needs assessment

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  • Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science(all)

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