Information and communication technology application on learning Bahasa Melayu among foreign students

Maimun Aqsha Lubis, Mohamed Amin Embi, Ismail Suardi Wekke, Kamarulzaman Abdul Ghani, Sabariah Sulaiman

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Abstract

One of the aspiring conceptions in education is the information and communication technology (ICT) approach. Studies have proven no ambiguity in applying ICT in the learning Bahasa Melayu (Malay Language). Hence, it can enhance students' self-possessed Malay language proficiency. The focus of this study is to explore the usage of ICT as one of the core elements of educations and to determine the implementation of ICT in learning as purpose to improve students' skills and performance. Forecast the students' innovative ways in learning Malay language using internet as one of tools. The research was conducted in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia). A qualitative method was chosen as research methodology. Data was collected by series of interviews and non participant observations from Indonesian students. This group were studying Malay language during semester II of 2009/2010. Result showed that students' learning styles significantly influence language skills. The processes on learning through internet, pointed out that it helps students to learn Malay language. Enrichments of web based learning tools in the internet helped to improve students' ability to master Malay language. Finally, internet extended learning processes and knowledge of the subject and the same time improved their proficiency in the language.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in E-Activities, Information Security and Privacy - 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10
Pages13-21
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event9th WSEAS International Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS International Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10 - Merida
Duration: 14 Dec 201016 Dec 2010

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Other9th WSEAS International Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS International Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10
CityMerida
Period14/12/1016/12/10

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Keywords

  • Bahasa Melayu (Malay Language)
  • Foreign students
  • Information and communication technology
  • Students' learning styles
  • Students' skills and performance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems

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Lubis, M. A., Embi, M. A., Wekke, I. S., Ghani, K. A., & Sulaiman, S. (2010). Information and communication technology application on learning Bahasa Melayu among foreign students. In Advances in E-Activities, Information Security and Privacy - 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10 (pp. 13-21)

Information and communication technology application on learning Bahasa Melayu among foreign students. / Lubis, Maimun Aqsha; Embi, Mohamed Amin; Wekke, Ismail Suardi; Ghani, Kamarulzaman Abdul; Sulaiman, Sabariah.

Advances in E-Activities, Information Security and Privacy - 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10. 2010. p. 13-21.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lubis, MA, Embi, MA, Wekke, IS, Ghani, KA & Sulaiman, S 2010, Information and communication technology application on learning Bahasa Melayu among foreign students. in Advances in E-Activities, Information Security and Privacy - 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10. pp. 13-21, 9th WSEAS International Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS International Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10, Merida, 14/12/10.
Lubis MA, Embi MA, Wekke IS, Ghani KA, Sulaiman S. Information and communication technology application on learning Bahasa Melayu among foreign students. In Advances in E-Activities, Information Security and Privacy - 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10. 2010. p. 13-21
Lubis, Maimun Aqsha ; Embi, Mohamed Amin ; Wekke, Ismail Suardi ; Ghani, Kamarulzaman Abdul ; Sulaiman, Sabariah. / Information and communication technology application on learning Bahasa Melayu among foreign students. Advances in E-Activities, Information Security and Privacy - 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on E-Activities, E-ACTIVITIES'10, 9th WSEAS Int. Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ISP'10. 2010. pp. 13-21
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