Interface design: Guidelines on Layout and Content Arrengement for Student with Special Need (MBK)

Reka Bentuk antara Muka: Panduan Reka Letak dan Susun Atur Kandungan bagi Murid Berkeperluan Khas (MBK)

  • Syamsulaini binti Sidek Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Laili Farhana binti Md Ibharim Faculty of Art, Computing & Creative Industry, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Mashitoh binti Hashim Faculty of Art, Computing & Creative Industry, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
Keywords: Multimedia application, Special Needs Student (SNS), interface design, layout design, arrangement


Teachers, parents, and the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) have taken proactive initiatives to support the Special Needs Student (SNS) who are weak in reading through inclusive education program. This concept paper is intended to provide a guideline for multimedia application developers regarding the arrangement and content layout for an application for reading for SNS. The guideline for content layout and arrangement is based on learning principles and theories obtained through library studies, journal articles, books, theses and research proceedings as primary resources of information to obtain suitable interface design information for SNS. The data were collected through a checklist form and analyzed using content analysis. The findings show that in order to develop multimedia applications with a reading concept for SNS, interface design should be given a special emphasis, especially in the theoretical aspect for SNS learning to read and interface design principles.



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How to Cite
Sidek, S., Md Ibharim, L. F., & Hashim, M. (2021). Interface design: Guidelines on Layout and Content Arrengement for Student with Special Need (MBK). EDUCATUM Journal of Social Sciences, 7(1), 83-94.