The use of blog in Decision Making Skills course

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Abstract

Blogs are normally used as a personal online journal. In the context of teaching and learning, blogs serve as an important tool to facilitate students' learning. Decision Making Skills is one of the courses that utilises blogs as part of teaching. In comparison with webpages, the blogs are more interactive, userfriendly and can be easily updated. It also can be embedded in SPIN learning management system and can be made more interesting using online forms, hyperlinks, video and audioclips, and widgets. In order to investigate the use of blog in managing an academic course, a case study of Decision Making Skills elective course was used as a case study. A blog called ZT2263 Kemahiran Membuat Keputusan was created. Learning materials such as lecture slides, relevant articles and students' tutorial answers were placed The blog also embeds widgets for communication. This new approach received positive feedback from students. This paper aims to report the author's experience in using the blog.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages491-500
Number of pages10
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventKongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010 - Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia
Duration: 13 Dec 201015 Dec 2010

Other

OtherKongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityTanjung Keling, Melaka
Period13/12/1015/12/10

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Blogging
weblog
Decision Making
decision making
Learning
Students
learning
Teaching
student
video
Communication

Keywords

  • E-learning
  • Educational blogs
  • Educational technology
  • Higher education
  • Malaysia
  • Online learning experience
  • Web

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Mansor, A. Z. (2011). The use of blog in Decision Making Skills course. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 18, pp. 491-500) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.072

The use of blog in Decision Making Skills course. / Mansor, Ahmad Zamri.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18 2011. p. 491-500.

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

Mansor, AZ 2011, The use of blog in Decision Making Skills course. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 18, pp. 491-500, Kongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010, Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia, 13/12/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.072
Mansor AZ. The use of blog in Decision Making Skills course. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18. 2011. p. 491-500 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.072
Mansor, Ahmad Zamri. / The use of blog in Decision Making Skills course. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18 2011. pp. 491-500
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