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The needs analysis towards the design of mobile language traveller guide in Arabic for Mutawwif (Umrah Tour Guide) via smart phones

Sahrir, Muhammad Sabri and Ismail, Taufik and Zubir, Muhamad Azhar and Yahaya, Mohd Firdaus (2017) The needs analysis towards the design of mobile language traveller guide in Arabic for Mutawwif (Umrah Tour Guide) via smart phones. In: International Conference on Humanities, Language, Culture & Business, Cameron Highland, 22 -23 April 2017, Hotel De'La Ferns, Cameron Highlands Pahang, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The teaching and learning of the Arabic language has been using traditional methods and textbooks for a very long time. The language has been used and taught for various reasons including communication purpose. However, in this era of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), the needs to produce the interactive and technology-based learning and teaching tools have been the area of research by various fields of knowledge. Hence, the huge use of mobile gadgets as Tablet PC, smartphones, I-Pads and so on has the learners to adapt with the mobile revolution in their learning preference of various educational application such as many Apps that are available in Google Store. This project will be focusing on the design and development of a mobile language guide application in Arabic language for Mutawwif (Umrah Tour Guide) VIA smart phones especially in Android supported platforms. Once completed, the project is expected to produce a mobile App of teaching and learning Arabic among Mutawwif (Umrah Tour Guide) via interactive mobile App prototype, which could enhance the learners’ self-motivation and language learning for traveller’s purpose. It will be helping the Mutawwif to communicate in Arabic more effectively and efficiently. The App also has the potential market to be commercialized and expanded to others umrah and Hajj travel and tours companies in Malaysia and all over the world.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 3267/56718
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arabic learning, mobile learning, umrah, Mutawwif, mobile gadget.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Language & Literacy
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Sabri Sahrir
Date Deposited: 03 May 2017 11:28
Last Modified: 03 May 2017 11:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/56718

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