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Mobile app for learning economics terminologies

Wan Zakaria, Wan Normeza and Abas, Hafiza and Masrom, Maslin and Mohdali, Raihana and Nik Mohamed, Nik Nadzirah (2019) Mobile app for learning economics terminologies. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 9 (10). pp. 191-202. ISSN 2222-6990

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.6007/IJARBSS/v9-i10/6477


The use of the educational mobile app in teaching and learning is getting popular nowadays due to improvement in technology, better accessibility, users’ acceptance and affordances of mobile devices. This paper discusses the conceptual design of Economics mobile app for learning economics terminologies. The app is designed for ubiquitous self-learning based on cognitive theories, which are information processing theory and cognitive theory in multimedia learning. The users are secondary school students in Malaysia. A qualitative study is adopted for data collection where interviews will be conducted with Economics teachers to identify the list of economic terminologies to be included in the app and also to explore the effective methods of delivering the meaning of those terminologies. The app is aimed to aid students to build understanding and knowledge of the economics terminologies, process the information for long term retention and increase their interest in Economics subject to improve economic literacy. The details of the app are explained in this paper.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Economics Terminologies, Mobile App
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions:International Business School
ID Code:89687
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:22 Feb 2021 13:56
Last Modified:22 Feb 2021 13:56

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