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An insight into the needs analysis of the mobile language traveller app design for mutawwif (umrah tour guide) via mobile platforms during Covid-19 outbreak

Sahrir, Muhammad Sabri and Ismail, Taufik and Yahaya, Mohd Firdaus and Zubir, Muhamad Azhar (2021) An insight into the needs analysis of the mobile language traveller app design for mutawwif (umrah tour guide) via mobile platforms during Covid-19 outbreak. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 27 (5). pp. 946-961. ISSN 2204-1990 E-ISSN 1323-6903

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Abstract

The teaching and learning of the Arabic language have 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 Mutawwifto 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: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arabic learning, mobile learning, needs analysis, Mutawwif, mobile application
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Language & Literacy
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Sabri Sahrir
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2021 12:46
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2021 22:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/90705

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