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Karjanto, Natanael; Yong, Su Ting – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2013
The level of test anxiety in mathematics subjects among early undergraduate students at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is studied in this article. The sample consists of 206 students taking several mathematics modules who completed the questionnaires on test anxiety just before they entered the venue for midterm examinations. The…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Mathematics Tests, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Hamid, Jamaliah Abdul; Krauss, Steven E. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2013
Do students' experiences on university campuses cultivate motivation to lead or a sense of readiness to lead that does not necessarily translate to active leadership? To address this question, a study was conducted with 369 undergraduates from Malaysia. Campus experience was more predictive of leadership readiness than motivation. Student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Student Motivation, Readiness
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Ismail, Habsah; Hassan, Aminuddin; Muhamad, Mohd. Mokhtar; Ali, Wan Zah Wan; Konting, Mohd. Majid – International Journal of Instruction, 2013
This is an investigation of the students' beliefs about the nature of knowledge or epistemological beliefs, and the relation of these beliefs on their learning approaches. Students chosen as samples of the study were from both public and private higher institutions of learning in Malaysia. The instrument used in the study consists of 49 items…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Epistemology, Learning Strategies
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Adnan, Mohamad Azrien Mohamed; Nordin, Mohd Sahari; Ibrahim, Mohd Burhan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This paper aimed at examining the learning strategies constructs and to investigate the relationship between learning strategies and motivation in Arabic courses. The study uses a questionnaire as the information-gathering instrument, and the participants comprised students from two public universities in Peninsular Malaysia who are studying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, Student Motivation, Correlation
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Tajuddin, Muhammad Jawad; Ghani, Muhammad Faizal A.; Siraj, Saedah; Saifuldin, Mohd Helmi Firdaus; Kenayatulla, Husaina Banu; Elham, Faisol – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This research aims to develop a competency model for staff of higher education institutions in Malaysia. The model involves the listing of the main features and implementation strategy for the development of academic competence. Specifically, this research aims to achieve the following research objectives: a) to identify if there is any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Shittu, Ahmed Tajudeen; Madarsha, Kamal Basha; AbduRahman, Nik Suryani Nik; Ahmad, Tunku Badariah Tunku – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Understanding reasons why students use social media has become a major preoccupation of researchers in recent time due to the rate of its adoption among the present generation of students. Some of the few study on social media phenomenon employed a single theory as a framework in order to understand the factors that influence the acceptance of it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Social Networks, Undergraduate Students
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Seng, Ernest Lim Kok; Ling, Tan Pei – International Education Studies, 2013
This study aims to investigate student satisfaction on quality education services provided by institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. Their level of satisfaction based primarily on the data collected through five dimensions of education service quality. A random sample of 250 students studying in an institution of higher learning was selected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Educational Quality, Business Administration Education
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Kamarulzaman, Mohd Hasrul; Ibrahim, Noraniza; Yunus, Melor Md; Ishak, Noriah Mohd – English Language Teaching, 2013
Language anxiety has significantly sparked great concern in the second and foreign language learning world. Researches have found negative correlation between language anxiety and academic achievement of English language learners; and, most of the studies focus on average school students and tertiary level students. This paper, however, explores…
Descriptors: Gifted, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Juan, Wu Xiao; Abidin, Mohamad Jafre Zainol; Eng, Lin Siew – English Language Teaching, 2013
This survey aims at studying the relationship between English vocabulary threshold and word guessing strategy that is used in reading comprehension learning among 80 pre-university Chinese students in Malaysia. T-test is the main statistical test for this research, and the collected data is analysed using SPSS. From the standard deviation test…
Descriptors: Correlation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Abeywardena, Ishan Sudeera – Open Praxis, 2013
The constant emphasis on maintaining a high level of quality in the Open Distance Learning (ODL) self directed courses delivered at Wawasan Open University (WOU) demands the accurate assessment of course learning outcomes (CLO). The summative and formative assessment components of each course module are, in theory, designed to effectively measure…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Open Education, Distance Education, Open Universities
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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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Raman, Arumugam; Don, Yahya – International Education Studies, 2013
"Moodle" also known as Learning Management System is freely available to educators. Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) encourages students and instructors to utilize the teaching and learning process. Moodle enables lecturer to create sequences and facilitate activities for their students, auto-marked online quizzes and exams, navigation…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Learning Processes, Student Teacher Attitudes, Database Management Systems
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Tang, Keow Ngang; Ariratana, Wallapha; Treputharan, Saowanee – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2013
Soft skills comprised both rational and emotional elements, becoming a new focus on leadership, as behavior displayed during interaction with other individuals will affect effective interaction outcomes. This study aimed to examine the leadership soft skills of deans in public universities of Malaysia. This survey designed research was performed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Personality Traits, Interpersonal Competence
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Yusoff, Mohd Zaliman Mohd; Zin, Nor Azan Mat – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: This study explored the suitable emotion-focused strategies in helping students to regulate their emotional state in a self-regulated tutoring system. Method: A questionnaire which consists of 25 different regulation strategies adapted from Way of Coping Questionnaire (WCQ) was used to determine the strategies deployed by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Control, Case Studies, Questionnaires
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Karimi, Leila; Ahmad, Tunku Badariah Tunku – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2013
Blended learning, as a new approach to education, is rapidly being adopted by educational institutions for the purpose of teacher education or teacher training. This study reports the results of a survey exploring the relationships between perceived learning and satisfaction in a blended teacher education program among three different groups of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multivariate Analysis, Correlation, Teacher Education Programs
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