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IJEEEE 2019 Vol.9(3): 204-211 ISSN: 2010-3654
doi: 10.17706/ijeeee.2019.9.3.204-211

A Study of Digital Media Searching Systems

Anant Voratitipong, Panita Wannapiroon, Prachyanan Nilsook
Abstract—The purpose of this research is to design a framework for a Digital Media Searching System that can yield results in an expedient and accurate manner and with suitable content for the application to internet-based education at the basic, i.e., primary and secondary, level. The research methodology consisted of two steps. First, a questionnaire survey was conducted with 731 respondents. Data were scored on a 1 to 5 rating scale and analyzed using frequencies, percentages, means and standard deviations. The respondents reported experiencing moderate problems when using the existing digital media repositories (x ̅ =3.25, S.D. = 0.9) and digital media as educational resources (x ̅ = 3.23, S.D.=0.99), while the demands for both were rather high, namely the repositories (x ̅= 4.09, S.D.=0.85) and digital media (x ̅ = 4.07, S.D.=0.95) respectively. Second, the researchers interviewed twenty-five experts during a focus group discussion from which a content analysis was done as part of defining a framework for a desirable searching system that would cater to their demands. Finally, eight specialists were asked to evaluate the new framework, which showed a high satisfaction level (x ̅ =4.50, S.D.=0.51).

Index Terms—Digital media, digital media searching system, internet.

Anant Voratitipong is with Division of Information and Communication Technology for Education, KMUTNB, Bangkok, Thailand (email: a_nant@hotmail.com).
Panita Wannapiroon is with Innovation and Technology Management Research Center.
Prachyanan Nilsook is with Vocational Education Technology Research Center.

Cite: Anant Voratitipong, Panita Wannapiroon, Prachyanan Nilsook, "A Study of Digital Media Searching Systems," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 204-211, 2019.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3654 (Online)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. e-Educ. e-Bus. e-Manag. e-Learn.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Lau
Abstracting/ Indexing: EBSCO, Google Scholar, Electronic Journals Library, QUALIS, ProQuest, EI (INSPEC, IET)
E-mail: ijeeee@iap.org
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