Interactivity and Animation Effects towards Student Enhancement of Learning in WAN Protocols

  • Nurul Hazra Abdul Salam
  • Riaza Mohd Rias
  • Wan Kadijah Yusof
  • Aisyah Abdul Manap
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8237)


The development of multimedia educational software using available multimedia technologies has been proven as an effective tool to support teaching and learning process. It provides a good solution to the problem of introducing new learning and teaching techniques in education system. Therefore, this research is investigating a suitable technique to develop interactive multimedia application for effective learning. In this research, cognitive, constructive learning and metaphor of active learning theory was investigated as a potential technique that could be applied in this application. A statistical research study then follows which aims at finding out whether the animation and interactive environment in the courseware developed using learning techniques mentioned above can make learning more efficient and help student to increase their understanding in the subject of Data Communication & Networking. Collection and analysis of data was carried out quantitatively and qualitatively including survey on student learning tools preferences.


animation learning wan interactive metaphor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nurul Hazra Abdul Salam
    • 1
  • Riaza Mohd Rias
    • 1
  • Wan Kadijah Yusof
    • 1
  • Aisyah Abdul Manap
    • 1
  1. 1.Fakulty of Computer and Mathematical SciencesUniversiti Teknologi MARAShah Alam SelangorMalaysia

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