Review on Preliminary Study on Student’s Motivation in Learning History

  • Muhammad BaderiEmail author
  • Wan Fatimah Wan Ahmad
  • Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11870)


Learning history is compulsory to every student in Malaysia. However, most of the students are not interested in this subject. This study aims to gather the preliminary data to investigate student’s motivation in learning history and their perspective on integrating technology into the classroom. This study used convenience sampling technique (n = 83 students) and collected data through an instrument distributed among the students. The results indicate that the current materials for learning history are not sufficient and satisfactory. Therefore, this study proposed a new technology namely Virtual Reality technology in learning history and positive feedbacks received in incorporating this technology in learning history subject into the classroom.


Learning history Student’s motivation Integrating technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Baderi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wan Fatimah Wan Ahmad
    • 1
  • Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Science and Information TechnologyUniversiti Teknologi PetronasSeri IskandarMalaysia

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