Preliminary study: An investigation on learning assistance requirement among low achievers in primary schools

Ahmad, Siti Zulaiha; Mutalib, Ariffin Abdul
Abstract:
Learning is crucial for everybody regardless of their ability and achievement.Some children demonstrate inability in academic performance from their early stage of learning process; thus, categorized as low achievers (LA).In order to define learning difficulties and requirements among LA children, a qualitative study was conducted using three different techniques; i) semi- structured interview, ii) document review with LINUS content experts and iii) observation with students from five schools in Kedah and Perlis.The results reveal that, the LA children need a specific computer-based learning assistance as an alternative learning material to facilitate their learning process.Learning concepts are also discussed as an initial suggestion in this study.
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Year:
2015
Type of Publication:
Article
Keywords:
Low achievers; LINUS; learning assistance; computer-based learning application; courseware
Journal:
International Journal of Computer Applications
Volume:
114
Number:
2
Pages:
48-54
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