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Students' perception in using virtual reality device in English classroom

Siti Norzaimalina, Abd Majid and Rosnani, Ismail and Hafizoah, Kassim and Asiah, Kassim and Aisyah Hanum, Abu Bakar (2018) Students' perception in using virtual reality device in English classroom. In: 12th Malaysia International Conference on English Language Teaching (MICELT) 2018 Shaping New Understandings in ELT, 5 - 6 October 2018 , TNC(PI) Building, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor. pp. 373-381.. ISBN 9789679604429

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Abstract

Virtual reality technology has advanced immensely since 1990’s. The possibilities of utilizing VR in various fields are endless. In language learning, VR can provide realistic environment to practice language skills and also add fun to the learning. However, using virtual reality in language classroom is relatively new in Malaysian educational setting. This study aims to explore the students’ perception in using virtual reality device in English language classroom. Technology acceptance model by Davis (1989) is used as the framework. There were 137 students selected through convenient sampling. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and regression analysis. The findings showed that intention to use virtual reality device was strongly influenced by perceived usefulness. Overall, students’ perception on using VR in English classroom was positive

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Virtual reality; Technology Acceptance Model, Language learning
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Ms. Siti Norzaimalina Abd Majid
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2018 02:07
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2018 02:07
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/22496
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