Interactive Whiteboard (IWB): A review of literatures on its affordances and benefits
Keywords:Interactive whiteboard, Educational technologies, Teaching tools
Over hundreds of years of modern education system has been developing and implemented in the schools at European countries and slowly around the world. Not only the education system has changed, but also more and more tools and gadgets had been invented and developed for the sake of better education. In most developing countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Brunei, Interactive whiteboard (IWB) becomes a strange tool for most new and even experienced teachers. The purpose of this study is to review back the related literature reviews of the effectiveness of the use of IWB for teaching and learning which currently have mixed findings on its contributions as a tool in the classrooms. Thereafter, it believes will lead to the understanding of the use of IWB for teaching Chinese characters.