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This first-phase of a study known as needs analysis aimed at identifying the needs of Arabic language lecturers in designing and constructing the i - Aqrān Module for strengthening Arabic vocabulary among UiTM students. This needs analysis used survey as its research design and data were then analysed through quantitative approach. The study sample consisted of 40 Arabic language lecturers who teach Arabic II (Two) courses at UiTM in all branch campuses of Malaysia. The study also used a set of questionnaires as research instrument. Before the actual questionnaire was administered to the students, the researcher had consulted insights from 3 referral experts in the field related. The data obtained were analysed by using descriptive statistics in which mean score and standard deviation are generated followed by interpretations of the score. The data were analysed based on 6 constructs: (1) Arabic Language Interactive Learning in the classroom, (2) Interactivity in Arabic Classroom Vocabulary Learning, (3) The Need of Multimedia Software Technology in Interactive Learning, (4) The Need of Skills in Interactive Learning of Arabic language, (5) Proposed Learning Activities based on Multimedia Software Technology in Interactive Learning of Arabic Language and (6) Proposed Forms of Assessment in Interactive Learning of Arabic Language. The findings of the study showed highly positive response from the Arabic Language lecturers towards the 6 constructs listed in the questionnaire. The findings of this needs analysis phase can further solidify the elements that should be included in the designing and constructing of the i - Aqran Module. Needs analysis is an inevitable part or process in designing and building a module (Aliza & Zamri, 2015).
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