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Samad, Sarminah; Nilashi, Mehrbakhsh; Ibrahim, Othman – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Social networking sites have played an important role in enhancing students' social presence. As an educational tool for online courses, they have significantly contributed in promoting students' motivation for learning. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of social networking sites on students' academic performance. We conduct a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Social Media
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Al-Dheleai, Yahya M.; Tasir, Zaidatun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
Facebook has now become the most popular social networking tool among university-aged youth. Its popularity has transformed it into an acceptable platform for educational purposes. The use of Facebook is currently more suited to facilitate online interaction among learning participants. The purpose of this study is to investigate students'…
Descriptors: Social Media, Statistical Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Attitudes
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Zakaria, Azyyati; Halim, Nur Hazwani Abdul – Asian Journal of University Education, 2017
Life satisfaction is a way a person evaluates his or her life and how he or she feels about where it is going in the future. This study was conducted to investigate the level of high achievers' life satisfaction, the domains of their life satisfaction and its relationship to their academic achievement. Based on the literature review, academic…
Descriptors: Correlation, Life Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Kumar, Jeya Amantha; Muniandy, Balakrishnan; Yahaya, Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
This study was designed as a preliminary study (N = 33) to explore the effects of gender and academic achievement (Cumulative Grade Point Average-CGPA) on polytechnic students' learning outcomes when exposed to Multimedia Learning Environments (MLE) designed to induce emotions. Three designs namely positive (PosD), neutral (NeuD) and negative…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Zubairu, Umaru Mustapha; Sakariyau, Olalekan Busra – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2016
In this paper, the association between religiosity and academic performance among accounting students enrolled at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) is explored, as recent research demonstrates a positive association between religiosity and academic success. Students' religiosity was measured using proxies from an Islamic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Accounting, Majors (Students)
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Poh, Betsy Lee Guat; Muthoosamy, Kasturi; Lai, Chiang Choon; Gee, Ooi Chel – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2016
The transition phase is a critical moment to students who have completed their secondary school education and are proceeding to pre-university education in Malaysia. The long duration of exposure to rote-learning and examination oriented education systems at school has somehow shaped these students' perceptions about teaching and learning. Thus,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Engineering Education, Student Experience, Skill Development
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Vahidi, Naghmeh; Roslan, Samsilah; Abdullah, Maria Chong; Omar, Zoharah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Recently, despite the high budget allocating for education in Malaysia, the educational performance among students is low (Blueprint, 2013). Pascarella and Terenzini (2005; 1991) have identified four theories and models that affect students' learning: (a) psychosocial, (b) cognitive-structural, (c) typological, and (d) person-environment…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students, Student Interests
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Musah, Mohammed Borhandden; Ali, Hairuddin Bin Mohd; Al-Hudawi, Shafeeq Hussain Vazhathodi; Tahir, Lokman Mohd; Daud, Khadijah Binti; Hamdan, Abdul Rahim – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2015
The vibrant demand for academic excellence in the twenty-first century has brought diverse determinants of students' outcome into play. However, few studies have validated the instruments and examined the mediating effect between exogenous and endogenous variables of the student outcome model. This study, therefore, investigates the psychometric…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Structural Equation Models
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Awang, Amran; Ibrahim, Ima Ilyani; Nor, Mohamad Niza Md; Razali, Mohd Fazly Mohd; Arof, Zakaria Mat; Rahman, Ahmad Redzuan Abdul – Higher Education Studies, 2015
Institutional support and recognition led to less happier and committed academicians. Previous empirical findings justified that intentions to leave an organization has been due to issues in commitment and job performance. The study observes 130 academicians in five Malaysian public higher learning institutions in a cross-sectional data collection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Performance, Observation, College Faculty
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Rahmat, Nurhazlini; Min, Lau Sing; Sungif, Nur Atiqah Md.; Yusup, Farah Nabillah Mior – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
In the Malaysian education system, English has always played an important role. In acknowledging its importance, Malaysian University English Test (MUET) has been introduced to enable continued emphasis on this role. MUET has been made compulsory for those who wish to pursue a first degree programme in local universities. This study aims to…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Kadir, Farkaad A.; Ansari, Reshma M.; AbManan, Norhafizah; Abdullah, Mohd Hafiz Ngoo; Nor, Hamdan Mohd – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
PeerWise is a novel, freely available, online pedagogical tool that allows students to create and deposit questions for peer evaluation. A participatory learning approach through this web-based system was used to motivate and promote a deep approach in learning nervous system by 124 second year MBBS students at Cyberjaya University College of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Medical Students, Student Developed Materials, Test Items
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Ganesan, Rajalakshmi; Mamat, Norul Hidayah Bt; Mellor, David; Rizzuto, Laura; Kolar, Christina – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
The present study investigated academic procrastination in the context of the 2 x 2 goal achievement theoretical framework within a population of 450 Malaysian undergraduate students, aged 18 to 25 years. Participants completed the Achievement Goal Questionnaire and the Tuckman Procrastination Test. Approach dimensions of both the mastery and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Time Management, Academic Achievement
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Abdullah, Maria Chong; Kong, Luo Lan; Talib, Abd Rahim – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2014
Purpose: This study was conducted to examine relationships between perceived social support, university adjustment and academic achievement of first semester students enrolled in various undergraduate programs in a Malaysian public university. Methodology: This study employed a quantitative approach with a descriptive correlation design to address…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Predictor Variables, Student Adjustment, Academic Achievement
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Chuan, Chun Cheng; Yusof, Aminuddin; Shah, Parilah Mohd – International Education Studies, 2013
Factors that influence the academic achievement of Malaysian university athletes were investigated using 156 field hockey players from several universities. The relationship between team subculture, parental influence, the learning environment, support systems, financial aid, training factors, academic assistance, socialization, and stress level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Athletics, Athletes
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Lee, Pei Ling; Pang, Vincent – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between motivational factors in continuing education and academic achievement of adult learners. The study is conducted due to a lack of research pertaining to academic achievement among adult learners particularly in Malaysia. Methodology: A random sample of 150 part-time adult…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Academic Achievement, Adult Students, Motivation Techniques
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