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Jeya Amantha Kumar
Universiti Sains Malaysia
12Publications
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#1Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Hosam Al-Samarraie (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 7
ABSTRACTThere has been a growing number of studies dedicated to understanding how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) impact the e-learning community. Yet, little is still known about how novice pre-university students perceive the use of MOOCs in Malaysia. This study explored pre-university students’ perceptions of, challenges with, and intention towards MOOCs by using interview data. The results showed that students’ general perceptions of the MOOC were positive, reporting that they gained add...
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#1Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Balakrishnan Muniandy (Wawasan Open University)
Last.Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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ABSTRACTEmotions are an important aspect in learning and with the current boom in instructional technology, researchers are exploring methods to investigate how emotions may be manipulated to posit...
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#1Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Brandford Bervell (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
The study adopted a modified Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology2(UTAUT2) as a theoretical foundation to investigate students’ initial perceptions of Google Classroom as a mobile learning platform. By including six non-linear relationships within the modified model, the study examined the nuances in interaction terms between Habit and Hedonic Motivation, in relation to the other constructs in the original UTAUT2 model towards Google Classroom intention formation and use behaviour....
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#1Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
Last.Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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e-Learning is changing the way students learn in the classroom. However, one of the least emphasised aspect in e-learning design concerns with aesthetics. Recent research in multimedia aesthetics highlighted the need to understand interaction from a multidisciplinary perspective. Aesthetics research in e-learning usually focuses on exploring the effects of positive aesthetics design towards neutral designs and a gap in exploring the effects of negative aesthetics. In this study, two different de...
#1Sharifah Osman (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
Last.Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
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Previous studies revealed that many students cannot perform well when it comes to word problem-solving questions. There are various problem-solving strategies that can be applied to help students to overcome the problem. Visualisation techniques in learning have been used to help students enhance their conceptual understanding of the mathematical problem-solving and the use of bar model visualisation technique is one of the strategies. This study aims to investigate students’ achievement in math...
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#1Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Hosam Al-Samarraie (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 7
ABSTRACTMassive open online courses (MOOC) are considered a modern e-learning technology that was initiated by the Malaysian higher education in 2015. The current literature on MOOCs, covering research relating to its effectiveness to accommodate different students’ abilities showed conflicting results in this regard. With limited studies on MOOCs’ effectiveness in Malaysian higher education, this study explored current opportunities, challenges, and solutions of using MOOC in the Malaysian high...
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#1Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2S. Osman (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
Last.R. K. M. Pranchis (UTM: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
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This paper presents the preliminary findings of pre-service Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) teachers’ attitude towards using ICT for language teaching. Technology is ambiguous and the demand for utilizing it to support the needs of a 21st century learner is ever growing. Therefore, we aim to explore how millennials as future teachers perceive their role in catering to this requirement especially in language learning. The study was conducted in a university in Malaysia usi...
#1Jeya Amantha Kumar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 2
#2Balakrishnan Muniandy (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 7
Last.Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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This study is designed as a preliminary study to explore the effects of emotional intelligence (EI) on achievement, perceived intrinsic motivation and perceived satisfaction when expose to an emotional designed Multimedia Learning Environment (MLE) that was designed to induce either positive, neutral or negative emotions. All three designs had similar content and narration but differed in visual element such as colour, font size, font style and images. Based on the findings, it was reported that...
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#1Jeya Amantha KumarH-Index: 2
#2Balakrishnan Muniandy (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 7
Last.Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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This study was designed as a preliminary study (N = 33) to explore the effects of gender and academic achievement (Cumulative Grade Point Average-CGPA) on polytechnic students’ learning outcomes when exposed to Multimedia Learning Environments (MLE) designed to induce emotions. Three designs namely positive (PosD), neutral (NeuD) and negative (NegD) had similar contents and narrations but differed visually based on colors, images and font (size and style) in depicting the intended emotions. The ...
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