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08 April 2020

Online Learning Experience for Quantitative Data Analysis

In order to enhance students’ understanding of quantitative data analysis, screen recording of data analysis procedure using QuickTime Player has been provided. The recorded video links were posted to TIMeS and students were able to access the relevant videos whenever they need it. Given the characteristics of the module (data analysis), providing an un-synced video was helpful to enhance their understanding. Also, it was useful when students worked on the class activities.

One of the benefits of e-learning is allowing students enough time to learn and apply the concept. In the classroom setting, it was a challenge for some students. However, during e-learning, students can maximize their independent learning skills (e.g. problem solving, critical thinking). A list of weekly activities was provided including data analysis, data interpretation, and reading articles. Because there is a possibility of plagiarism, the lecturer used the Turnitin option.

In order to increase the interaction between lecturer and students, students submit their activities via Turnitin and received comments via email and TIMeS messaging tool. By using TIMeS messaging tool, an effective two-way communication was possible. All students participated in the weekly activities and submitted their work. Also, most of them understood the topic well and are satisfied with the activities. 

Screen recording using QuickTime Player.

A list of weekly activities.

Comments from students.

Comments on students’ weekly activity.

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Dr Jiseon Ahn
Senior Lecturer, School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events
jiseon.ahn@taylors.edu.my
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