A PRELIMINARY STUDY ON TECHNOLOGY USED IN READING AND WRITING SKILLS INSTRUCTION FOR YEAR ONE PRIMARY SCHOOL REMEDIAL CLASS STUDENTS

Authors

  • M. N. Ro’azeah Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • W. A. J. W. Yahaya Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • A. R. S. Nazleen Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v10i2s.64

Keywords:

remedial class, reading and writing skills, Linus, Fasilinus

Abstract

The investigation on the current application of technology in teaching reading and writing skills especially that involve remedial students at primary school level has not been a strong focus in previous studies. As such, this paper aims to report the findings of a preliminary study regarding the reading and writing skills current state of remedial students and also the use of technology in teaching and learning those skills among Grade One students. Interview method has been conducted to further strengthen and retain evidence regarding the problem of low performance in reading and writing skills among Year One primary school students. This is an area of concern for the lower grade level. One Malay language teacher, one remedial class teacher, and one Linus teacher involved in this interview sessions. Two Fasilinus (Linus Officer) from the district and the state department have also been interviewed. The study shows that there is a lack of technology used to help improve teaching and learning in the Malay language for remedial students.

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Published

2018-05-30

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Research Articles