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Use of animation to improve motivation and achievement levels among primary school students

Tambi, Lucy * Awang, Mohd Mahzan

Teaching and learning on how to acquire skills have been traditionally limited the students’ potential due to emphasis on rote learning. Learning by current developments such as the use of animation is one approach that is not only able to attract, but can enhance students' understanding of the events of history. Interesting animation display also allows students to use a variety of skills in the learning process. This quantitative study was conducted to examine the relationship between learning History course through animation techniques to motivation and achievement. The primary objective of the study is to identify the use of animation for learning history among students. Another objective of this study was to identify the levels of student motivation and achievement in History lessons. A total of 46 students were involved (24 boys and 22 girls) who study in Level 2 at a primary school in Zone Debak, Betong, and Sarawak in Malaysia.

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