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Compromised Education: Seeing Through the Lens of Malaysian

  • Siok-Yee ChanEmail author
  • Theam Foo Ng
  • Siok Sin Chan
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69902-8_74-1



A social platform that allows the creation of digital content for sharing such as interactive lessons, project, presentation, quizzes, and discussion.

Computer classe

A class that was formed to teach the student digital skills. This includes the use of Microsoft Office software.

Digital Natives

“A person born or brought up during the age of digital technology and so familiar with computers and the internet from an early age” adopted from Oxford English Dictionary.


According to Oxford English Dictionary, eLearning has been defined as a system of learning which uses electronic media, typically over the Internet. This includes the use of Internet of things, gadget, mobile, and computer for teaching and learning purposes.


Flipped classroom. A teaching method in which students first learn about a new subject at home, usually online video or pre-class materials, and then have collaborative and discussion on it in physical class – adopted from Chan et al. (

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Pharmaceutical SciencesUniversiti Sains MalaysiaPenangMalaysia
  2. 2.Centre for Global Sustainability StudiesUniversiti Sains MalaysiaPulau PinangMalaysia
  3. 3.Sekolah Rendah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina), SRJK (C), Bandar SpringhillLukutMalaysia

Section editors and affiliations

  • Olivia A. M. Freeman
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  1. 1.Journal of Advanced Cognitive EngineersSociety of Cognitive EngineersMELBOURNEUSA