Utilization of e-book among university mathematics students

Letchumanan, Malathi and Ahmad Tarmizi, Rohani (2010) Utilization of e-book among university mathematics students. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 8 . pp. 580-587. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

This study aims to explore utilization pattern of e-book among mathematics students’ of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). This research adopts simple random sampling method to collect data. About 35 undergraduate students participated in this study. Based on the result, only 37.1% of the respondents have used e-book. Among the reasons given for using e-books are “available around the clock”, “searchable” and “allow easy navigation”. Those who have never used e-books stated that they are not familiar with the technology. The result shows that majority of the respondents like to use e-book for finding materials for their assignments.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:E-book; Mathematics; UPM; e-learning; Utilization pattern.
Subject:Electronic books.
Subject:Mathematics - Study and teaching.
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher:Elsevier
DOI Number:10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.12.080
Altmetrics:http://www.altmetric.com/details.php?domain=psasir.upm.edu.my&doi=10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.12.080
ID Code:17561
Deposited By: Emelda Mohd Hamid
Deposited On:28 Dec 2011 14:20
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