Through the assignment of the subject EDU 3105, Technology in Teaching andLearning, I have learned and gained numerous priceless experiences. In this assignment,we are required to produce a video clip based on a chosen theme and produce a web-based learning package based on a selected topic within the syllabus of a subject taughtin a primary school.Initially, when I received this task I am of the opinion that his assignment is quitetough as I am not a tech-savvy person. Besides that, I am lack of experience in the areaof producing video clips which consists of montage, content and closure sections.Therefore, this is totally a new experience for me as I only produced a documentaryduring Semester 1 for my Social Studies assignment. After I have received the coursework, the first thing that comes in my mind is Ineed to plan what I have to do. First, I have collected materials on Malaysia Englishlanguage syllabus in order to search and select the most suitable topic to be used in my
coursework. After a few considerations, I have decided to select the topic “AnimalStories” in
English Year 2 syllabus. Next, I started to analyze my target learners anddecided that my product should be comprised of activities suitable for a heterogeneousclassroom which is a mixed-ability classroom which the majority of students haveintermediate level of proficiency.
Based on the students’ abilities and capabilities, I have derived a few objectives
pertaining to what I wish them to gain and achieve through the web-based learningpackage. The learning outcomes and objectives that I wish students to achieve consistof various language skills from such as listening, reading and writing. Next, I started tobrainstorm suitable ways to design my learning package.
After gauging the students’
profile, interests and level of proficiency, I decided to select a few suitable methods,medias and materials to present the content. After careful selection, I have incorporatedseveral multimedia elements which include text, graphic, audio, video and interactivity.The process of producing the web-based learning package is totally a newexperience for me as I have to start to learn everything from zero. In order to completethis task, we are required to install and learn to operate programs such as Kompozer and Core FTP Lite. Kompozer is basically a free and open source web editor that is used