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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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Purchase, Helen; Hamer, John – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Articles discussing and analysing student peer-review activities proliferate the educational literature, typically describing one or more class exercises where students provide feedback on each other's work. These papers usually focus on a peer-review activity designed as a scholarly study, and make conclusions about its success or otherwise.…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Assignments, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Cheong, Kee-Cheok; Hill, Christopher; Leong, Yin-Ching; Zhang, Chen – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
As human capital came to the fore in the discourse on economic growth, so too has the concepts of employment prospects and employability attributes as students transit to the labor market. This paper examines three issues in this transition in the context of Malaysia. These are, first, how important is employment prospects a consideration when…
Descriptors: Employment, Employers, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Ngui, Kwang-Sing; Voon, Mung-Ling; Lee, Miin-Huui – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of an academic service learning course in a foreign university branch campus in Malaysia, and its outcomes in terms of student learning. Drawing on the transformative learning theory and case study research, it discusses three forms of learning that characterise the students'…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Social Change, Innovation, Community Involvement
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Vasquez-Colina, Maria D.; Maslin-Ostrowski, Pat; Baba, Suria – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
This case study used qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate challenges of learning and teaching research methods by examining graduate students' use of collaborative technology (i.e., digital tools that enable collaboration and information seeking such as software and social media) and students' computer self-efficacy. We conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Research Methodology, Methods Courses
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Basir, Siti Arni; Davies, John; Douglas, Jacqueline; Douglas, Alexander – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
This study investigates the influence of the elements of academic culture on quality management system ISO 9001 maintenance within Malaysian universities. There is a dearth of empirical studies on maintaining ISO 9001, particularly in the higher education context. From the literature review, academic culture was classified according to four…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Universities, Standards
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Singh, Charanjit Kaur Swaran; Singh, Amreet Kaur Jageer; Razak, Nur Qistina Abd; Ravinthar, Thilaga – English Language Teaching, 2017
The educational context in Malaysia demands students to be equipped with sound grammar so that they can produce good essays in the examination. However, despite having learnt English in primary and secondary schools, students in the higher learning institutions tend to make some grammatical errors in their writing. This study presents the…
Descriptors: Grammar, Error Patterns, English (Second Language), College Students
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Hamdan, Nurul Adila; Mohamad, Maslawati; Shaharuddin, Shahizan – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2017
Due to the potential of the Internet and blended learning environment, students, especially L2 learners, are often required to read references available online. A study was conducted to identify the perceptions of L2 learners comprising TESL undergraduates towards TESL-related hypermedia reading materials and the factors contributing to their…
Descriptors: Hypermedia, Reading Materials, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Alphin, Henry C., Jr., Ed.; Chan, Roy Y., Ed.; Lavine, Jennie, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Education is the foundation to almost all successful lives, and it is important that a high level of schooling be available on a global scale. Studying the trends in accessibility in education will allow educators to improve their own teaching techniques, as well as expand their influence to more remote areas in the world. "The Future of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Electronic Learning
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Elshawa, Niveen R. M.; Abdullah, Ain Nadzimah; Rashid, Sabariah Md – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
Language assessment can be a valuable tool for providing information regarding language teaching. Given the importance of assessment that has undergone much change, there are important issues that warrant investigation, particularly those related to language instructors. Understanding the assessment beliefs of ESL instructors, especially at the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, English (Second Language)
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Singh, Charanjit Kaur Swaran; Lebar, Othman; Kepol, Napisah; Rahman, Rafiah Abdul; Mukhtar, Kurotol Aini Muhammad – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2017
Purpose: The study was aimed at exploring and analysing the current assessment practices of lecturers in selected Malaysian higher learning institution classrooms. The focus was the different modes of assessment used in the classroom and to make recommendations on using a variety of assessment modes that would be well-aligned with the intended…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Qualitative Research
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Power, Anne; Truong, Son; Gray, Tonia; Downey, Greg; Hall, Tim; Jones, Benjamin – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2017
This project sought to investigate the learning that comes about from the intersection of outbound mobility experience programs (OMEs) with service learning in pre-service teacher education settings. The aim of the program of international service learning in the case study was to encourage pre-service teachers to rethink potentially ethnocentric…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Preservice Teacher Education, Case Studies, Ethnocentrism
Faryadi, Qais – Online Submission, 2017
The prime objective of this research was to investigate whether Facebook helped undergraduate students of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) improve their English language proficiency, critical thinking, comprehension skills, and motivation. A triangulation method (quantitative, qualitative, and descriptive) was employed in the investigation.…
Descriptors: Social Media, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students, Pretests Posttests
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Ahmad, Aini; Sulan, Norrihan; Abdul Rani, Anita – Learning Organization, 2017
Purpose: The concept of learning organization has been inspiring both public and private sectors since the early 90s. This paper discusses the implementation of learning organization ideas along with the organization's core values at one of the public universities in Malaysia. The purpose of this paper is to identify the components of core values…
Descriptors: Values, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Foreign Countries
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Li, Voon Li; Julaihi, Nor Hazizah; Eng, Tang Howe – Asian Journal of University Education, 2017
The paper presents the results of a case study examining students' difficulties in the learning of integral calculus. It sought to address the misconceptions and errors that were encountered in the students' work solution. In quantitative study, the marks obtained by 147 students of Diploma in Computer Science in advanced calculus examinations…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies
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