Rugayah Hashim

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The objective of this study was to assess the antecedents of ICT attitudes of distance education (e-PJJ) students at the Institute of Education Development (InED), UiTM. The antecedents studied were computer anxiety, confidence, liking and, usefulness. The findings are important to strengthen InED’s policy for using ICT and other technologies to impart(More)
The praxis of the island resort’s adaptation to the changing environment includes good socio-economic policies suitable to the island’s core attraction, the pristine geological parks. In the case of the island resort of Langkawi, the artisanal agricultural livelihood has been replaced by eco-tourism, hence, limiting the income of the indigenous people.(More)
Attempts to test the impact of different boardroom characteristics relative to Triple-Bottom Line (TBL) performance in Malaysia has been limited. This study will offer such insights using a relatively new dataset from the Asian Sustainability Rating Index 2009. Using correlation tools, the study found no relationship between board characteristics and TBL(More)
Langkawi is a resort island in the northwestern part of Malaysia where the island's economy is reliant on agro-based activities and tourism for sustainable development. With the Digital Era, it is important that the indigenous islanders adjust their income generating ways by using information and communication technology (ICT) for better capacity building.(More)
Information mining has never been more crucial in organizational decision making than now. Without information and communication technologies (ICTs), most companies, particularly the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) would not be able to survive the demands of the current volatile economic conditions. Hence, this paper reports the findings from the(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the educational divide and computer literacy among primary school students located in a rural school as well as an urban one Specifically the places are in Sabak Bernam and Shah Alam, Selangor. Demographic profiles play an important part in determining the education divide between the schools such as family(More)
This paper provides insights on the ethics involved in using humanoids for social skill augmentation of brain impaired children. For a developing nation like Malaysia, where tradition and religious values are of significant importance to the melting pot populace, an ethics draft or framework should be in place as humanoid assistive technology for(More)
Autism is a permanent disorder that cause quality of life disturbance. As matter of research, there are no single interventions that can cure the heterogeneous syndrome. Since there is no cure for autism children, perhaps using humanoid can help the autism children in order to have appropriate therapy and treatment programs especially to the young children(More)
The government's transformation plan to have connected citizens through broadband access was the motivation for this research. Native minorities or orang asli in Perak, Malaysia formed the sample size for this cross-sectional study. The findings evidenced that 30.8% of the respondents are illiterate and only 5.2% are computer literate thus, substantiating(More)