Animation graphic in technical subjects achievement at polytechnic of Malaysia Higher Education Ministry

Madar, Ahmad Rizal and Md Yunos, Jailani and Enoi, Somchai and Puteh, Saifullizam and Hamid, Hashima (2006) Animation graphic in technical subjects achievement at polytechnic of Malaysia Higher Education Ministry. In: Annual Conferences of Teacher Education 2006, 6-8 September 2006, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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The aim of this research is to examine the effect of animation graphic courseware usage on student achievement in Electronic System at polytechnic, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. This research compared the student achievement between the control group which following the conventional method in teaching and learning with the treatment group used animation graphic courseware in teaching and learning method. The moderator variable of this research was spatial visualization ability. This research used quasi-experiment pretest and posttest design for not equivalent group using the inferential statistic to analyze data. The respondents of this research were semester one students taking Diploma in Electronic Engineering at Polytechnic Johor Bahru and Polytechnic Merlimau. 40 respondents were not randomly selected in this research. Posttest and pretest score were compared to get the gain score student achievement in the topic Sine Wave Amplifier Circuit. Nonparametrictests Mann-Whitney U test and Spearman correlation coeficient were employed by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 13.0 software. The results show there was statistically significant difference in student achievement between treatment and control group. There also was statistically significant difference in student achievement among high spatial visualization ability between treatment and control group. It was concluded animation graphic courseware overall increased the student achievement where more to high spatial visualization ability students.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:animation graphic, polytechnic, student achievement
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher education
Divisions:Faculty of Technical Education > Department of Professional Education
ID Code:340
Deposited By:Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Deposited On:15 Apr 2010 11:35
Last Modified:29 Apr 2011 14:40

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