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Kaya, Beytullah; Inan, Ahmed Cagri – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
There are some factors affecting people's perceptions towards other countries. Information obtained from textbooks and teachers, especially during a student's primary school education, is arguably amongst the most important factors affecting these perceptions. In addition, media, social media, and family and friendship groups are also among the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Asians
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Zakaria, Sabarudin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The education system of modern society can be understood as an institution whose functions include its capacity to reproduce its host society, both economically and culturally. Higher institution of learning is no more seen as a place of mass production of graduates willingly believes that they are now ready to perform their duties. The newly…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods
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Saifudin, Adam Mohd; Yacob, Aizan; Saad, Rohaizah – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Issues of universities students harnessing and capitalizing the usage of Facebook for their own learning capabilities and effective thinking is always the focus of education scholars, in assessing the quality class assignments and projects produced by them. Therefore, Facebook is now becoming unbearable influence since the internet activation in…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Students, Social Networks, Action Research
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Chong, Sheau Huey – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Concentration of solutions problems are among the most important and at the same time one of the most challenging topics in chemistry. The aim of this study was to determine the sources of the difficulty that students often face when performing calculations related to concentration. The study involved 153 tertiary college students (food science,…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Scientific Concepts, College Science, College Students
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Aziz, Azniwati Abdul; Ibrahim, Mohamed Akhiruddin; Shaker, Mohammad Hikmat; Nor, Azlina Mohamed – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Globalization causes educational institutions to encounter various challenges and demand, in which they need to play their roles in improving competitiveness and world-class quality education. Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) as a university that integrates "Naqli" and "Aqli" knowledge has taken the globalization…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Global Approach, Language Usage
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Sam, Thi Lip – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
E-learning has emerged as a new paradigm in today's education. Many e-learning applications have been developed to meet the increasing demand by education institutions. Previous research mainly focused on a variety of factors that influence the uptake of e-learning. However, very little is known about the quality and the extent of usage of these…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Benchmarking, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Yee Pinn Tsin, Isabel – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Recent studies have shown that songs may enhance learning as they function as mnemonic devices to increase memorability. In this research, songs based on the more difficult subtopics in Chemistry were composed, encompassing many formulas, equations and facts to be remembered. This technique of song composition can be used in any subject, any point…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Science Instruction, Musical Composition
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Sern, Lai Chee; Salleh, Kahirol Mohd; Sulaiman, Nor lisa; Mohamad, Mimi Mohaffyza; Yunos, Jailani Md – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The research was conducted to compare the impacts of problem-based learning (PBL) and example-based learning (EBL) on the learning performance in an engineering domain. The research was implemented by means of experimental design. Specifically, a two-group experiment with a pre- and post-test design was used in this research. A total of 37…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering, Engineering Education, Problem Based Learning
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Quah, Cheng Sim; Sim, Sandra Phek Lin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This study examined the overview of how individuals in their respective teams operated and contributed to their organization. This study also identified the salient characteristics of how the respondents made progress as leaders in their respective faculties or departments towards identifying directions for innovative future practice through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Leadership, Leadership Responsibility
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Watson, Ian Robert – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This research builds upon the discourse surrounding digital natives. A literature review into the digital native phenomena was undertaken and found that researchers are beginning to identify the digital native as not one cohesive group but of individuals influenced by other factors. Primary research by means of questionnaire survey of technologies…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Technology Uses in Education, Media Literacy, Statistical Analysis