A Multimedia Approach towards Learning C Programming: A Discussion from Novice Learners' Perspective


  • Subashini Annamalai School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Sobihatun Nur Abdul Salam School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, Universiti Utara Malaysia


C language, novice learners, perceived motivation, programming comprehension,


This research paper presents the effectiveness of an interactive multimedia courseware called MAFPro which was employed in a C programming classroom from the perspectives of the novice learners. The courseware utilizes the elements of multimedia and graphical simulations that focus on enhancing learners' programming comprehension. This study was carried out in a survey design method with the participation of 30 undergraduates who are novice programmers. According to the quantitative results, the multimedia courseware that has been used in the C programming classroom has a significant difference on the undergraduates' programming comprehension. The students also perceived that the multimedia approach towards learning the C programming as motivating and engaging.


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How to Cite

Annamalai, S., & Abdul Salam, S. N. (2017). A Multimedia Approach towards Learning C Programming: A Discussion from Novice Learners’ Perspective. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), 9(2-12), 99–103. Retrieved from https://jtec.utem.edu.my/jtec/article/view/2777