TITLE

DETERMINANTS OF SMART SCHOOL SYSTEM SUCCESS: A CASE STUDY OF MALAYSIA

AUTHOR(S)
Omidinia, Siavash; Masrom, Maslin; Selamat, Harihoddin
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Academic Research;Jan2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The smart school is a learning institution that has been systemically reinvented in terms of teaching-learning practices and school management in order to prepare children for the Information Age. The purpose of this paper is to identify the determinants of smart schooling system success in Malaysia. The main contribution of this research is to highlight and identify determinants of smart schooling system success. Data was collected from one state of Malaysia i.e. Selangor (near to capital city - Kuala Lumpur) using case study approach. Random sampling technique was employed to select sample from population of 88 schools. Out of 88 schools, 14 schools were selected. Data was collected from teachers as well as student. Results indicated that smart schooling system in success in Malaysia. Most of the school use computer based tools to deliver knowledge to student. Schools have internet facilities and students are provided with internet assignments to improve their interaction with computer and online learning. It is observed that very few teachers have their own personal web pages. It is suggested that smart schools should update their ICT infrastructure including software's and computer labs. Administration of the other schools should also have to follow standards of smart schools to improve student's capabilities through interactive learning.
ACCESSION #
80229633

 

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