Can Cooperative Learning Maximize the Effectiveness of WebQuest Used in Learning?

Robitah Spian, Issham Ismail, Azidah Abu Ziden

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to investigate whether cooperative learning can maximize the effectiveness of webQuest used as a medium in teaching and learning in Islamic education. The present study also examined the perception of students towards WebQuest and cooperative learning method. Muslim students were selected from a rural school in Penang, Malaysia. Quantitative and qualitative approaches were used in this study. The results showed that WebQuest used in teaching and learning in Islamic education had positive impact on studentsâ?? learning'. However, cooperative learning method did not influence the studentsâ?? learning outcome. Nevertheless, students were interested in the medium of instruction used. Integration of ICT in class lesson in Islamic subject enables the creation of interactive and fun learning among students. Therefore, the application of WebQuest in lessons is suitable and should be applied by all teachers in their learning activities to increase studentsâ?? interest and performance in Islamic education.

Keywords


WebQuest, Islamic education, teaching and learning, cooperative

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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