E-book Scenario in Malaysia Tertiary Education: A Case Study

P. F., Chong and Y. P., Lim and S. W., Ling (2008) E-book Scenario in Malaysia Tertiary Education: A Case Study. In: Knowledge Management International Conference , 12-13 JUL 2008, Univ Utara, Coll Arts & Sci, Langkawi, MALAYSIA.

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Abstract

The advent of internet technology has made digital content widely accessible to everyone. However, previous studies showed that the uptake of e-books has been slow. This study attempts to investigate on the e-book usage of Multimedia University students. An online survey is conducted on 86 students to gauge their perception and acceptance of an e-book. Results showed that e-book usage is still not encouraging, where only 52.3% of the respondents have read an e-book. This paper sheds on some hardware and onscreen design factors that hinder the adoption of e-books in the institution.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2011 07:12
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 07:12
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/2942

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