Volume 2 Issue 2 (November 2016)

VOLUME 2 ISSUE 2 (2016)

 

ISSUES IN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL AMONG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Nur Hafiezah Shamsuddin and Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman

Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Technologi MARA (UiTM)

Abstract

This study was carried out to study the issues in information retrieval among people with disabilities. Respondents comprising of staff in the resource center department were used.  Quantitative technique was used in this study aimed to obtain detailed information. This article begins with an introduction of the background of people with disabilities. This is followed by analysis of the factors that lead to difficulties in information retrieval. Throughout, the article will focus on how to produce measures to overcome the problems faced by people with disabilities. Overall, the problems faced by people with disabilities can be overcome if all parties are aware of their roles and responsibilities.

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FACTORS THAT INFLUENCES EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION

Che Ireenah Mohd Fadzil Shuhaimi and Mazwani Ayu Mazlan

Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Abstract

The aim of this research is to find the factors that influence the employee satisfaction. The elements evaluated for this research are salary, teamwork, and leadership behavior. It also investigates why employee satisfaction is a very important element in an organization.

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THE IMPACTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AMONG UITM PUNCAK PERDANA STUDENTS

Nur Hananie Mohd Esam and Nurhidayah Hashim

Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Abstract

Academic activities in institutions and faculties are progressively implemented learning through social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others. These are basically used in order to connect with current and prospective students and also to deliver instructional contents. Questions arise about the impact of social media on academic performance and the possibility in its utilization as an effective teaching tool to improve academic performance of students. A questionnaire study of undergraduate students at Faculty Information Management, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Puncak Perdana was carried out to obtain preliminary results of usage of social media. Results obtained show that social media affects positively and conversely on academic performance of students.

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IN WHAT WAYS DO VIDEO GAMES AFFECT TEENAGERS

Mahzatul Haryanie Mohmed, Saidatul Akmar Ismail, and Halida Yu

Faculty of Information Management,Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Abstract

The aim of this proposed study is an endeavor to evaluate how Video games influence young people. This paper provides a clarification of Video games and the effect of Video games on the behavior, health, and education of teenagers. It is vital keeping in mind the end goal to perceive how far Video games have had positive and negative impacts on adolescents today.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF INFORMATION LITERACY AMONG HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

BibiZubaini Zulkifpeli, Halida Yu, Saidatul Akmar Ismail

Faculty of Information Management,Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Abstract

This paper aims to find out the importance of information literacy among high school students. It aspires to give insights of  information about the perspective of information literacy and media social for information literacy. It is crucial to understand the importance of information literacy to empower high school students with the necessary skills and knowledge to engage in lifelong learning. This also to help the high school students to go through for their university life.

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