A PRELIMINARY STUDY OF 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM GUIDELINE IN MOBILE ERA: TOWARDS INTEGRATING DIGITAL SKILLS INTO THE CURRICULUM

Authors

  • M. Mohamad Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, UniversitiSains Malaysia
  • S. Chan School of Educational Studies, UniversitiSains Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v10i2s.71

Keywords:

21st century classroom, guideline, teaching and learning, Delphi technique, school teacher, Malaysia.

Abstract

This study establishes the guideline that will be aligned to the requirement of the 21st century classroom that complements existing policy by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia in deploying mobile technology to support 21st century learning. The research design of this study is qualitative. The guideline will be established through a rigorous research process using the modified Delphi technique. As the initial stage, a preliminary study was conducted to determine the significance of establishing the guideline. Opinions from 75 teachers from all over Malaysia were gathered. It can be concluded that from the survey, there is a need for a formal guideline towards the implementation of 21st century classroom which including mobile technology. As a preliminary study, it is hoped that the finding can be regarded as an initial effort towards the future of 21st century classroom in the mobile era.

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Published

2018-05-31

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Research Articles