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Integrating Technology that Uses Modified SAMR Model as a Pedagogical Framework in Evaluating Learning Performance of Undergraduates

R. Sudha Nair1,*, Tay Choo Chuan2

1Centre of Liberal Arts and Languages, INTI International University, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

2Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University Technical Malaysia Melaka (UTEM), Durian Tunggal, Melaka, Malaysia.

*Corresponding author: R. Sudha Nair

Published: October 18,2021


This is a case study on the integration of technology using a modified SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition) model as a pedagogical framework in teaching and learning in a private college in Melaka, Malaysia on a chosen topic in Business Communication. The study was conducted in Summer, 2019. This is a quantitative study with two groups which are control and experimental groups. The control group had gone through the traditional teaching method while the experimental group learned through technology. The model was incorporated with Bloom’s Taxonomy and TPACK for credibility and reliability. All four stages of the SAMR Model were investigated for the presence of content, pedagogy, and technology. The study identified that there was the presence of content, pedagogy, and technology in the stages of augmentation, modification, and redefinition while pedagogy and content were absent in the substitution level. However, the integration of technology using the proposed pedagogical framework improved student performance in the last three stages of augmentation, modification, and redefinition with positive results. Overall, the study has evidence that the modified SAMR Model had enhanced and improved student performance. It is hoped that the outcome of this research provides valuable insight and guidance to those who want to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.


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Integrating Technology that Uses Modified SAMR Model as a Pedagogical Framework in Evaluating Learning Performance of Undergraduates

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