Irfan Naufal Umar

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This study aims to investigate the effects of metaphors and pairing activity on programming performance of students with different self-regulated-learning (SRL) level. A total of 84 computing students were involved in this seven-week study, and they were randomly assigned either to a group that received a combination of metaphor and pair programming (MPP)(More)
Although Web technology is widely used in today’s classrooms, educationists are still unsure of its capability to generate meaningful learning. As the numbers of web-based learning (WBL) materials keep increasing tremendously, more students will rely on such resources in their learning process. WBL is always seen as a platform to deliver information, and as(More)
Self-directed learning (SDL) has become a major topic within adult education literature. Addressing the impact of various educational games on the student motivation levels and the development of SDL especially for learning math have helped to determine the important resources to be applied in order for monitoring the learner progress. Therefore, this paper(More)
Of late, we have seen a tremendous change in our education system due to the rapid advancement of ICT and the Internet. Not only the teaching and learning process have been influenced by this technology, the way the education system is managed has also been affected. However, there is a need to study how ICT resources are managed in such electronic learning(More)
The current need for adapting the key elements contribute to the globalization and the revolution in information and communication technologies is one of many challenges facing Iraq today. In such condition, the Iraqi teaching and learning society in different institutions should be transformed into a competitive actor, which consider as serious(More)
In current era Mobile Agent (MA) technology is engaging so much attention as an urgent request. Many applications for Mobile Agent goes via the web like commercial transaction, sale room, and job finder, etc.. Mobile Agent Technology may contribute in solving many problems for several companies because Mobile agent technology is a very appealing solution(More)
Online forum is part of a Learning Management System (LMS) environment in which students share their opinions. This study attempts to investigate the perceptions of students towards online forum and their patterns of listening behavior during the forum interaction. The students’ perceptions were measured using a questionnaire, in which seven dimensions were(More)
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of the instructional methods using web-based instruction (WBI) and cooperative learning (CL) on listening and speaking skills for Mandarin learning among non-Chinese learners at MARA University of Technology in Malaysia. The students’ performance on listening skill was tested by using a standardized(More)
The asynchronous discussion forum is one of the most widely used activities in learning management system environment. Online forum allows participants to interact, construct knowledge, and can be used to complement face to face sessions in blended learning courses. However, to what extent do the students perceive the benefits or advantages of forum remain(More)
Due to the advancement of Internet technology, online learning is widely used in higher education institutions. Online learning offers several means of communication, including online forum. Through online forum, students and instructors are able to discuss and share their knowledge and expertise without having a need to attend the face-to-face, ordinary(More)