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ERIC Number: EJ1079551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Curriculum Assessment in Social Sciences at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
Saleh, Hanifah Mahat Yazid; Hashim, Mohmadisa; Yaacob, Norazlan Hadi; Kasim, Adnan Jusoh Ahmad Yunus
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n22 p48-54 2015
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the effectiveness of the curriculum implementation for undergraduate programme in the Faculty of Human Sciences, UPSI producing quality and competitive educators. Curriculum implementation has to go through an assessment process that aims to determine the problem, select relevant information and collect and analyses this information for conclusions that are useful for curriculum improvement. This initial study used a questionnaire with a sample of 150 graduates of the Faculty of Human Sciences who graduated in the year 2012/2013. Descriptive analysis was used to examine the effectiveness of variables, assessment of knowledge and skills of graduates, application of knowledge, skills of graduates and assessment in terms of employers and colleagues. The results showed that all variables are at high level, except for the assessment of knowledge and skills of graduate's variable, which was at a moderate level. This initial study showed that the level of implementation of the social science curriculum at UPSI is noteworthy in several respects concerning knowledge and skills among major courses. As a producer of graduates who will be called teachers, the responsibility of the faculty to is produce quality graduates and be competitive, in line with the objectives of UPSI and the country as a whole.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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