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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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Ziyaeemehr, Ali; Kumar, Vijay – International Journal of Instruction, 2014
Humor is an integral component of any language and therefore has an impact on the way languages are acquired/learned. Numerous studies have investigated the role of instructor humor in teaching/learning processes; however, there is little empirical research on the relationship between instructor humor and learning of a second language. This paper…
Descriptors: Correlation, Second Language Learning, Humor, English (Second Language)
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Nasirudeen, A. M. A.; Koh, Josephine Koh Wat; Lau, Adeline Lee Chin; Seng, Lim Lay; Ling, How Ai – Journal of International Students, 2014
This study aims to identify the level of acculturative stress and to examine the correlations between acculturative stress or its subcategories and variables such as English language proficiency. The results show that international students were challenged by social interactions, lack of English language proficiency and financial issues. The…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Stress Variables, Correlation, English (Second Language)
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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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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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Malakolunthu, Suseela; Joshua, Alice – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2012
Purpose: In recent times, quality of graduates and their performance has been questioned. Students' performance is an indicator of the kind of approach (deep or surface) that is taken. This study investigates the kind of undergraduates take in their learning processes. Methodology: This quantitative survey used Revised Two-Factor Study Process…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Learning Processes
Ahmad, Jamaludin; Ghazali, Mazila; Hassan, Aminuddin – Online Submission, 2011
This is a quantitative research using correlational method. The purpose of this research is to study the relationship between self concept and ability to handle stress on academic achievement of student leaders in University Putra Malaysia. The sample size consists of 106 respondents who are the Student Supreme Council and Student Representative…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
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Alzaidiyeen, Naser Jamil; Abdullah, Abdul Ghani Kanesan; Al-Shabatat, Ahmad Mohammad; Seedee, Rattana – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
Recently, there has been a rabid development of new technology devices that were proved to have significant effects on education, one of which is known as Personal Digital Assistant (PDA). PDAs offer new possibilities for providing better learning experiences and more learning opportunities in the sector of higher education. A quantitative design…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Students, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Islam, Md. Aminul; Rahim, Noor Asliza Abdul; Liang, Tan Chee; Momtaz, Hasina – International Education Studies, 2011
This research attempted to find out the effect of demographic factors on the effectiveness of the e-learning system in a higher learning Institution. The students from this institution were randomly selected in order to evaluate the effectiveness of learning system in student's learning process. The primary data source is the questionnaires that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Faryadi, Qais – Online Submission, 2011
This research investigates the emotional and physiological effects of cyber bullying on the university students. The primary objective of this investigation is to identify the victims of cyber bullying and critically analyze their emotional state and frame of mind in order to provide them with a workable and feasible intervention in fighting cyber…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Questionnaires, Correlation
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Bidin, Samsiah; Jusoff, Kamaruzaman; Aziz, Nurazila Abdul; Salleh, Musdiana Mohamad; Tajudin, Taniza – English Language Teaching, 2009
The purpose of this study was to describe the relationship between the students' motivation and attitude and their English Language performance. The subjects were the part two students from three UiTM campuses in the Northern Region. The research tool used was in the form of a questionnaire. The mean scores analysis of the motivation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Tahir, Izah Mohd; Bakar, Nor Mazlina Abu – International Education Studies, 2009
Learning mathematics has been recognized by many as important. It does not only develop students' ability to think in quantitative terms but can also enhance skills such as analytical and problem solving skills. However, to enable us to tell our students how important mathematics is we have to understand students' beliefs in learning mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Mathematics Achievement