Face Validation of Learning Malaysian Sign Language Questionnaire (L-MySL-Q): Malaysian Sign Language (MySL) pro forma as a third language for adolescents

Authors

  • Tengku Intan Baizura Tengku Jamaluddin Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh Campus, Malaysia
  • Syar Meeze Mohd Rashid Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Emma Broome NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre: Hearing Sciences, Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Naffisah Mohd Hassan Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, Malaysia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3273

Keywords:

inclusive communication, Malaysian Sign Language, third language, adolescents

Abstract

Malaysian Sign Language (MySL) uses visual-manual modalities for delivering information and communicating involving movements of the finger, hand, arm gestures, and facial expressions. A newly-developed instrument tool: Learning-MySL-Questionnaire (L-MySL-Q) from validated questionnaires [Rogers 1995; ELQ, University of Nottingham, UK] consisting of the diffusion model to gauge willingness and readiness for students to adopt MySL as a third language undergone face validation upon completion of Introduction to MySL Pro Forma leson. Findings showed positive feedback from respondents in comparison to pre-intervention among typical children and adolescents. This comprehensive pro forma inculcates a fun learning process while inculcating patriotism among learners.  

Keywords: inclusive communication, Malaysian Sign Language, third language, adolescents

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2022. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI:https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3273

Published

2022-03-31

How to Cite

Tengku Jamaluddin , T. I. B. ., Mohd Rashid , S. M. ., Broome , E. ., & Mohd Hassan , N. . (2022). Face Validation of Learning Malaysian Sign Language Questionnaire (L-MySL-Q): Malaysian Sign Language (MySL) pro forma as a third language for adolescents . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(19), 19-26. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3273

Issue

Section

Communications / Social Media Environment