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The use of Microsoft® Powerpoint® to learn english language among UiTM pre-diploma students

Chan, Valerie Sue Lin (2006) The use of Microsoft® Powerpoint® to learn english language among UiTM pre-diploma students. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Education.

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Abstract

This study seeks to examine the effects of using presentation software Microsoft® PowerPoint® to teach English. Specifically, this study attempts to investigate student motivation, attitude and anxiety when presentation software Microsoft® PowerPoint® is used to learn English. The respondents in this study were 40 Pre-Diploma students who were following the BEL 040 course offered by UiTM, Mukah Campus. The main methodology employed in this study was a survey questionnaire. Interviews were conducted on 10 of the students who had also responded to the questionnaire. The data were analyzed and computed as percentages. The results obtained showed a generally positive motivation of students towards learning English through the use of computers and Microsoft® PowerPoint®. Also, this study found that students have positive attitudes towards using Microsoft® PowerPoint® to learn English. Anxiety level varies depending on the situation. Based on this study, it could be concluded that the use of Microsoft® PowerPoint® and CALL to teach must be encouraged as it helps to motivate students and develop a positive attitude towards learning English.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Degree of Master of Education (TESL) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2006; Supervisor 1 : Dr. Noor Zainab Abdul Razak
Uncontrolled Keywords:student motivation, attitude and anxiety
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:6539
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:23 Sep 2008 03:35
Last Modified:21 Nov 2012 07:02

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