Volume 10, Number 6

Effects of Using Virtual Learning Environment in Teaching and Learning Malay Language


Nurul Akhmal binti Mohd Zulkefli1, Haslinda binti Hashim1, Azniah Ismail1 and Juraini Jamaluddin2,
1Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia and 2Sekolah Kebangsaan Ulu Yam Bharu, Malaysia


A study was conducted to identify the effects of using a virtual learning environment compared to using a typical conventional classroom environment in improving the moderate achievement of children for Malay grammar. A quasi-experimental design involved 56 Year Five children, divided into one control group (28 children) and one treatment group (28 children). The study also focused on the effects of the environment on the children’s’ interest based on their experiences. Questionnaire instrument was used, and quantitative analyses were conducted using pre-test and post-test and. The t-test results showed that there were significant differences between the control group and the treatment group. In conclusion, the virtual learning environment has significant effects on the achievement and interest of the children when compared to the other group that learned in a typical conventional classroom environment.


Virtual Learning Environment, Malay Grammar, Children, Achievement, Interest