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The quality of interface design for educational courseware development in Malaysian educational context

Kamaruddin, Norfadilah, Park, Ji Yong, & Hyun, Nam Yong (2009) The quality of interface design for educational courseware development in Malaysian educational context. Design Principles and Practices, 3(2), pp. 315-326.

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Abstract

Interactive educational courseware has been adopted in diverse education sectors such as primary, secondary, tertiary education, vocational and professional training. In Malaysian educational context, the ministry of education has implemented Smart School Project that aims to increase high level of academic achievement in primary and secondary schools by using interactive educational courseware. However, many researchers have reported that many coursewares fail to accommodate the learner and teacher needs. In particular, the interface design is not appropriately designed in terms of quality of learning. This paper reviews educational courseware development process in terms of defining quality of interface design and suggests a conceptual model of interface design through the integration of design components and interactive learning experience into the development process. As a result, it defines the concept of interactive learning experience in a more practical approach in order to implement each stage of the development process in a seamless and integrated way.

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ID Code: 28186
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Educational Courseware Design, Interface Design, Interactive Learning Experience
ISSN: 1833-1874
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900)
Divisions: Past > Disciplines > Art & Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Deposited On: 26 Oct 2009 14:21
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:14

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