Vol.8, No.3, August 2019.                                                                                                                                                                                ISSN: 2217-8309

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        eISSN: 2217-8333


TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science


Development of Self-learning Economics App for Secondary School Students in Malaysia Based

on Information Processing Model


Wan Normeza Wan Zakaria, Hafiza Abas, Maslin Masrom, Raihana Mohdali, Nik Nadzirah Nik Mohamed


© 2019 Wan Normeza Wan Zakaria, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 908-914, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM83-31, August 2019.


Received: 16 May 2019.

Revised:   19 July 2019.
Accepted: 27 July 2019.
Published:28 August 2019.




According to the recent development in capabilities of smart mobile devices, their growing penetration rate among students, and the positive impacts of mobile apps on students’ motivation and performance, it is possible to take advantage of these devices to design an app for learning Economics. The aim of this project is to develop the Economics mobile app for secondary school students in Malaysia which can offer ubiquitous self-learning among students. The design is based on information processing model that emphasizes cognitive processes in learning. This paper discusses the development of the app which is named EconsF4.


Keywords –Economics mobile app, information processing model, cognitive process.



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