• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2023, Volume: 16, Issue: 38, Pages: 3294-3302

Original Article

Influential Factors on Students’ Academic Performance: The Impact of PowerPoint Presentations in Primary Public Schools, Sarawak, Malaysia

Received Date:16 June 2023, Accepted Date:05 September 2023, Published Date:17 October 2023


Objectives: In recent years, technology has become increasingly pervasive in classrooms and is integral to effective teaching methods. A teacher can instruct more effectively, and pupils can master and learn the learning objectives and topics more readily. This study aims to investigate and identify the variables that can influence how well students at primary schools in Sarawak use PowerPoint presentations regarding their academic performance. Methods: This study used a quantitative research design. A random sample of 150 students from three public schools, SK Bandaran 3, Sibu, SK Sebemban, Spaoh, and SK Ong Tiang Swee, Kuching, Sarawak, were recruited. A self-developed questionnaire was used to collect data. The questionnaire is divided into four parts respondents' demographic data and respondents' feedback on three independent variables the student, instructor, and learning environment factors. Section C is about the dependent variable, which seeks the student's view on the effectiveness of PowerPoint presentations on primary school student's academic achievement. Meanwhile, Section D is about the recommendation from the student's opinion about the best way to achieve the goals of learning the English language. The data were analyzed with SPSS/Win 26.0 software. Findings: The results of this study proposed a theoretical framework that predicts the associated factors, including the parent factor, instructor factor, and learning environment factor, that affect the effectiveness of using PPT on University students' academic achievement in teaching the English Language. Novelty: This study demonstrated that low and moderate achievers who led using PPT benefited and performed significantly better. Thus, schools should be equipped with IT resources to utilize PowerPoint's potential and raise academic accomplishment fully.

Keywords: ICT, Multimedia, Teaching English, PowerPoint, Academic Achievement


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© 2023 Aslam et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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