Syahrul N. Junaini

Syahrul N. Junaini
University Malaysia Sarawak · Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology

MSc in Electronic Imaging and Media Communications
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Introduction
Ts. Syahrul Nizam Junaini (Professional Technologist) holds MSc in Electronic Imaging and Media Communications from the University of Bradford, UK. Previously he was the Deputy Director (Learning Technology) at the Centre for Applied Learning and Multimedia (CALM), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, he is also a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), UNIMAS. He is a fellow of UNIMAS Fellowship of Teaching and Learning Advancement (FoTL). His Massive Open
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September 2002 - present
University Malaysia Sarawak
Position
  • Senior Lecturer
Education
September 2001 - August 2002
University of Bradford
Field of study
  • Electronic Imaging and Media Communications (Multimedia Systems)

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Publications (50)
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Nowadays, Jawi writing system has no longer popularly used as the communication medium in Malaysia. As a result, the ability of Malaysian students to master Jawi reading and writing skills is reported as not satisfying. The current generation of students prefers a more interactive way to learn Jawi as opposed to traditional textbook. This paper rep...
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Online store product catalogs are the gateway to a company through which customers obtain product information. Effective design of online product catalog improves return of investment (ROI) and competitive advantage to the business. This paper presents a framework for usability evaluation of product catalogs of online store. We argue that from the...
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As Malaysia is rapidly growing in terms of the advancement of science and technology, unprecedented demand for better graduates has been created. However, industry often criticizes that existing university curricula fall short to tackle the practical issues in the industry. For instance, the industry expects the university to train their future emp...
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In the development process of online store, the attributes of the product view is very important. The fundamental problem that motivated this study is to find the factors that determine customer acceptance of virtual stores especially related with the product display. Through an experimental study, the features of jcpenney.com, victoriassecret.com...
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With the steady growth and affordability of camera phones, more mobile applications are necessary. Nowadays the mobile industry began to pay more attention to barcode applications for domestic users need. This paper describes a mobile-based support application for Muslims to identify the Halal status (prepared in accordance to Islamic law) of the p...
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In recent decades, the usage of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) games for safety training and rehabilitation has grown exponentially. However, no systematic literature review of the research trends in augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) for Occupational Safety and Health (OHS) training has been carried out. The authors conducted a...
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This study investigates the effectiveness and usability level of an augmented reality (AR) application called HazHunt to improve occupational safety and health (OSH) training. Previous research shows that AR has been growing in popularity as an innovative tool to enhance hazard identification courses. HazHunt, a marker-based AR app, was first devel...
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Throughout the previous decade, the fourth industrial revolution has created many chances to enhance manufacturing and production processes. These innovations aim to bridge the divide between physical and digital technology in order to create a more intelligent and efficient manufacturing system. To completely grasp the relationship between intelli...
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Buat pertama kali dalam sejarah, data raya mendedahkan realiti baharu kuasa data. Manfaat data raya bertitik tolak daripada keupayaan menganalisis sejumlah besar data raya. Teknologi analitis data raya tidak pernah terfikir dek akal kita selama ini. Malah menjelang 2025, IDC yang berpangkalan di Massachusetts, Amerika Syarikat menjengah jumlah data...
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Mathematics education has benefited from the increase in popularity of augmented reality (AR) technology. However, no game-based AR application has been developed specifically for prism topic. This paper aims to report PrismAR app that we have developed. It has interactive exercises and quiz and shows the prism’s edges and vertices, in 2D and 3D vi...
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Recent advances in training approaches and technology have identified the need to improve training in the field of occupational safety and health (OSH). While many researchers have examined the use of augmented reality (AR) and technology-based classrooms to enhance conventional training practices, quantitative evidence for their effectiveness and...
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The pandemic of COVID-19 has accelerated significantly, generating great concern throughout the world. As a result, the quantity of articles and journals published on COVID-19 has rapidly increase. However, these publications do not cover bibliometric visualisation sufficiently, particularly in the computer science field. Thus, the purpose of this...
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A new coronavirus, eventually identified as COVID-19, triggered an outbreak in Wuhan, China, at the end of 2019. It has since spread around the world. This has also resulted in an increase in the number of publications pertaining to COVID-19. However, not much research has examined COVID-19 in information systems using bibliometrics. The purpose of...
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The use of augmented reality (AR) for museums and art galleries (MAG) has expanded rapidly over the last few decades. However, no systematic analysis of the latest developments in the research and design of AR for MAG has ever been conducted. Thus, this article conducts a systematic analysis of the literature for the period 2018-2020. The basic met...
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There is a heated discussion on the implications of 21st century competencies on several aspects such as teacher readiness, curriculum and even assessment. According to Voogt & Roblin (2012), the development of professional teachers in the 21st century is an issue that arises in the discussion of several related frameworks. Agreeing with this state...
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Background: With the spread of COVID-19, there is an increased need for a more effective ‎dashboard to visualize the data about the pandemic cases. However, presenting user-friendly ‎visualization poses various challenges.‎ References: Kamal, A. A., Shaipullah, N. M., Truna, L., Sabri, M., & Junaini, S. N. (2020). Transitioning to ‎‎Online Learnin...
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Mathematics is vital in our life and society. However, gamification of mathematics is rare for topics such as fractions and decimals. This paper presents the development of an educational mathematics game called one slash one hundred percent (1 Slash 100%). It is the hybridization of the conventional card game and quick response (QR). This research...
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In the last decade, the usage of Augmented Reality (AR) has proliferated especially in the education sector. However, only limited articles have systematically reviewed the research trends in the implementation of AR for learning mathematics. Thus, this paper presents a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the research trend for the period betw...
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In the last decade, the implementation of mobile Augmented Reality (AR) has transformed the conventional biology classroom environment. However, only limited articles were found to review the learning content of AR applications for learning biology. Thus, this paper presents a review and analysis of the development of mobile AR applications for lea...
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In the last decade, online learning has grown rapidly. However, the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused learning institutions to embrace online learning due to the lockdown and campus closure. This paper presents an analysis of students' feedback (n=354) from the Centre of Pre-University Studies (PPPU), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS...
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Recent advances in learning approaches and technology made the teaching and learning process became more complex. While many researchers have examined the capabilities of empowering student learning and AR for the purpose of teaching and learning, quantitative evidence for its impacts is still scarce. To contribute to filling this research gap, we...
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Learner engagement is one of the most principal factor that determines the effectiveness on ‎MOOC. From the study, we found that most of the students gave positive comments especially on ‎the learning activities. Overall, positive comments were received especially in terms of active ‎interaction from the instructor.‎
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Telefon pintar dan tablet mempunyai prospek cerah sebagai alat ‎pembelajaran bahasa berbantukan alat mudah alih (MALL) abad ke-21. ‎Proses pembelajaran bahasa juga tidak dapat lari daripada terkena ‎tempias kecanggihan teknologi ini. Kini MALL mula menampakkan ‎popularitinya, walaupun penggunaan buku teks bercetak masih ‎digunakan hingga hari ini....
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Electronic Commerce (EC) Logistics is a buzz word in the present day world economy. Proper delivery of products to the customer in a cost effective way and ensuring customer satisfaction is very much important. This research analyses the ecommerce logistics, makes a discussion on the development of logistics in the EC environment and establish an e...
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This paper reports a new approach to teach children in learning mathematics through an interactive Mathematics game using Scratch programming. Previous studies showed that there are few factors which caused Mathematics achievements among Malaysian students are not satisfactory enough as compared to other countries. These are because of the used of...
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Smartphones and tablets have the bright prospects as Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) tool in the 21 st century. This paper highlights issues and challenges regarding the effectiveness of mobile technology, especially for learning Bahasa Melayu. Six basic reading applications in Malay from 'Google Play' has been analysed. The mobile applica...
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Laman sesawang adalah portal maklumat sehenti bagi pengunjung yang ingin mengakses sumber digital perpustakaan universiti awam di Malaysia. Malangnya kedapatan perpustakaan universiti yang kadar kebolehgunaan laman sesawangnya masih rendah sehingga menyukarkan pengguna. Kertas kerja ini menyelidiki punca masalah. Analisis ringkas perbandingan kebol...
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The evolution of virtual reality (VR) has opened up the new perspectives especially for cultural heritage representations and preservations. We present the effort to digitize and preserve traditional Malaysian heritage games using VRML. We have built a VR game named Srikandi Melayu Terakhir. We discuss vast possibilities of using VR games in order...
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The importance of information retrieval has grown rapidly in align with the fast explosion of social media technology. This paper presents a systematic literature review of research trends in social media information retrieval (SMIR). The aim is to develop a basic searchable literature database related to SMIR. Out of more than 500 papers, only 38...
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In the last decade, computers have become important equipment especially for classroom teaching and help students to learn better. This paper reports the design and development of a courseware to introduce computer literacy for Sarawak rural children. We believe this is the first attempt to create a comprehensive courseware totally in Sarawak Malay...
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This paper presents reports a design and development of an interactive map using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). In this paper we used this map to simulate traffic congestion at the tourist attraction spot of Kuching Waterfront, Sarawak. We argue that with our map application, the tourists are able to plan their way by finding and selecting the sho...
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The aim of this paper is to present our investigation on the impact of implementing animated pedagogical agent (APA) technology on learners’ motivation in learning a new language or dialect. This paper presents the design and development of our online learning site that can be used to teach Sarawak Malay dialect using APA. This paper reports and di...
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This paper presents reports a design and development of the interactive map using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) that can be used to find the shortest path. Using our interactive map, the user will be able to set the route or path to the desired location. If that path is congested, the map will find the second shortest path to the user. In the usab...
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This paper reports the design and development of the Sarawak Malay Dialect (SMD) Online Translation Tool. This web based tool provides a translation process for Sarawak Malay Dialect words to Bahasa Malaysia words or vice-versa. The site is implemented using the combination of Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP), Java Script, and Hyper Text Markup Languag...
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This paper is to report an initial study on the students' satisfaction in using blog (weblog) system as a learning-aid. For the purpose of this study, the authors had prepared a blog for the subject of Web Programming. This blog is a place where the lecturer posts the syllabus, lecture notes, presentations slides, lab manual, assignments, discussio...
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The aim of this paper is to present our investigation on the impact of implementing animated pedagogical agent (APA) technology on learners' motivation in learning a new language or dialect. This paper presents the design and development of our online learning site that can be used to teach Sarawak Malay dialect using APA. This paper reports and di...
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Salah satu faktor yang dikenalpasti sebagai sebab runtuhnya akhlak dan mundurnya umat ini adalah kerana kerosakan dalam nilai sosial dan moral. Justeru untuk memperkasa semula umat hari ini, penguasaan ilmu, melalui penguasaan bidang teknologi maklumat dan komunikasi (ICT) harus menjadi agenda utama. Ledakan ICT juga telah membuka satu lagi wahana...
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This paper presents a report on design and development of the prototype of MyBaby. It provides a guideline to take care of a newborn baby with information about feeding, diapering etc. We argue that from the user experience, critical success factors for a usable childcare information system are not so well understood. This paper highlights several...
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In the development process of e-commerce online store, the attributes of the store and its product display is very important. The fundamental problem that motivates this study is to find the factors that determine customer acceptance of virtual stores especially related with the product display. We argue that from the user experience point of view...
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The Sarawak Government has acknowledged the prospects of Information and Communication Technology (ICT ) and the Internet to its citizens. The rising need for e-government applications leads to the needs of the Sarawak Government to improve their online services. In the race for providing online services to the citizens, the Sarawak government does...
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The migration from paper-based services to electronic version has developed the potential of e-government applications enormously. However, designing a credible government web site is not a simple task. This paper discusses the importance of credibility for the Malaysian states government web sites. Top web credibility factors are listed. Reviews o...
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With a need for rational selection of a highly needed bio-informatics-related data, a technique to select, process and visualize the data is crucial. Through visualization, certain hidden form of knowledge can be achieved. Visual data exploration is really useful when little is known about the data and the exploration goals are vague. In this paper...
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Presently, most organisations are already using e-recruitment to post jobs and accept resumes online where they also correspond with the applicants through e-mail. This paper proposes a framework for evaluating usability performance of e-recruitment websites. The evaluation mainly focuses on the Sarawak Government e-recruitment website (e-recruitme...
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Traditionally, student attendance is done using pen and papers. Therefore, computer-based students' attendance management system is required to assist the faculty and the lecturer for this time-consuming process. In this paper, we proposed a system that is capable to record the students' attendance using interactive input, generating the reports, v...
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Ibnu Khaldun merupakan salah seorang tokoh gemilang dalam sejarah Islam. Kertas ini cuba mengupas pemikiran Ibnu Khaldun dari perspektif kepimpinan ummah. Fokus kertas ini menjurus kepada bagaimana untuk memperbaiki kepimpinan yang mampu menangani permasalahan umat dalam revolusi maklumat dan era digital tanpa sempadan ini. Kertas kerja ini mengamb...

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The aim of this research project is to propose an AR-based app called "Hazard Hunting" for the purpose of improving hazard identification in OSH training. This project also aims to measure the effectiveness and motivational impact of the AR-based app in OSH training among universities' organizational members, that are the students and worker groups
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This project aims to investigate the effect of design-based learning (DBL) method in teaching augmented reality (AR) and its impact towards students’ motivation and interest in learning augmented reality technology. DBL should have a significant effect and impact on pre-university students academic performances and motivation, respectively, in learning and understanding AR.