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ERIC Number: EJ1158885
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Self-Awareness and Social Change in Higher Education
New, Kuwi Hoi; Ghafar, Mohamed Najib Abdul
World Journal of Education, v2 n1 p25-38 Feb 2012
This research examines the development of self-awareness in students as they strive to adapt themselves to their current environment. The significant social factors that immerge include; culture, religion, language; economic status, family integration and work experience. Also considered are the relationships of students with teachers and classmates in a more restricted academic context, a third concern is the theme of autonomy and how students adjust themselves to their field of study. Overall, these findings reinforce the important role of self-awareness as it helps students develop in an educational setting.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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