The Use of Virtual Learning Environment System to Improve Malay Language Proficiency


Zamri Mahamod
Faculty of Education UKM, Malaysia.
Sumarni Lapammu
Faculty of Education UKM, Malaysia.
Anita Abdul Rahman
SMK Sultan Abdul Aziz, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Frog is an educational system transformation project implemented by the Ministry of Education (Malaysia) under 1BestariNet project since 2011. Through this project, schools are equipped with virtual teaching and learning (T&L) methods. Therefore, this study aims to examine the use of VLE Frog in Malay language learning. This study also looks at the level of knowledge, attitude and readiness of students towards the use of VLE Frog in Malay language subject. Quantitative studies are used in this study. This study involved 240 form four students in four schools in Tawau district, Sabah. In this study, the researcher used a questionnaire instrument with five scales Likert for data collection. Descriptive statistics are used to see the analysis of mean, standard deviations, frequencies and percentages. Data obtained were analyzed using SPSS 22.0 program. The findings are analyzed using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. The descriptive analysis found that three means namely knowledge (4.10), attitudes (4.27) and readiness (4.32) of the students on the use of VLE Frog are at a high level. This indicates that students have a high interest in the use of VLE Frog in their learning in Malay Language subject.