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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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Chelliah, Shankar; Khan, Mohammad Jamal; Krishnan, Thilagavathy; Kamarulzaman, Muhammad Erzat Bin Md; Goh, Ning Ee – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: Although studies have examined the role of physical factors such as physical environment, price/fee and personal safety in the satisfaction of international students, the effect of social factors such as emotional support, ethical conduct and student-lecturer attachment in international student's satisfaction has yet to be explored. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Intention, Student Satisfaction
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Tang, Kuok Ho Daniel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the impacts of a sustainable development course on the beliefs, attitudes and intentions of a cohort of engineering students in a university in Miri, Malaysia, towards sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaire survey was conducted among the cohort of students encompassing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes
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Yoke, Lee Bee – International Education Studies, 2018
Instructor is granted with some basic forms of power to influence student behaviors. Students tend to perceive themselves in an inferior position due to the power imbalance between instructors and students. Therefore, this paper aims to explore the interrelationships between perceived instructor power, student dissatisfaction and complaint…
Descriptors: Correlation, Power Structure, Teacher Role, Student Behavior
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Thang, Siew Ming; Jaafar, Nurjanah Mohd – International Journal of Instruction, 2017
Over the last decade, issues regarding attributions for success and failure in the learning of English have garnered much interest among Asian researchers. Of particular interest is the tendency of Asian learners to be self-critical when it comes to attributions for failure in the learning of English. This tendency has commonly been linked to the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mixed Methods Research, Questionnaires, English (Second Language)
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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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Khalid, Mohd N. M.; Quick, Don – International Education Studies, 2016
This paper discusses the association between online students' interaction through the Learning Management System (LMS) discussion forum and their reported course satisfaction. The participants in the study reported here were selected from several faculties in one university in Malaysia who were enrolled in at least one hybrid or fully online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Management Systems, Communities of Practice
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Carter, Stephen; Yeo, Amy Chu-May – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate two areas of interest: first, to determine business student customer satisfiers that could be contributors to students' current and predicted retention in a higher educational institution (HEI) and second, to use these satisfiers to inform HEI marketing planning. Design/Methodology/Approach: The…
Descriptors: Marketing, Prediction, Retention (Psychology), Higher Education
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Al-Samarraie, Hosam; Selim, Hassan; Zaqout, Fahed – Interactive Learning Environments, 2016
A model is proposed to assess the effect of different content representation design principles on learners' intuitive beliefs about using e-learning. We hypothesized that the impact of the representation of course contents is mediated by the design principles of alignment, quantity, clarity, simplicity, and affordance, which influence the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Motivation, Course Content, Intuition
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Khojastehrad, Shadi; Rafik-Galea, Shameem; Abdullah, Ain Nadzimah – English Language Teaching, 2015
Language attitudes are learned and formed in our social environment through hearing others referring to certain groups or people's languages and cultures, and also by exposure to particular varieties spoken in the context. This might lead to stereotyping English and its native speakers (McKenzie, 2008). In this sense, it is pedagogically…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Dialects, Student Attitudes, Ethnic Groups
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Thurairaj, Saraswathy; Hoon, Er Pek; Roy, Swagata Sinha; Fong, Pok Wei – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2015
Social networking sites (SNSs) have become a major form of communication in today's day and age whereby language use has been impacted in various areas especially in that of learning and teaching. Young users use literally half their week engaging in SNSs communication, thereby giving rise to a brand of internet slang which is entirely their own.…
Descriptors: Language Research, Social Networks, Asians, Ethnic Groups
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Lai, M. M.; Lau, S. H.; Yusof, N. A. Mohamad; Chew, K. W. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2015
This paper explores the interrelationships of the key influences on student satisfaction via multivariate analysis from three groups of university students in two popular private universities in Malaysia. The correlation coefficient and structural model indicated that student satisfaction is influenced not only by academic quality, but also by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
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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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D'Silva, Jeffrey Lawrence; Hamid, Jamaliah Abdul – International Education Studies, 2014
Work environment is facing numerous challenges and this entails organizations to better understand the phenomenon of employability orientation. Thus, the primary aim of this study is to determine the level of employability orientation among university students and its influencing factors. This is a quantitative study whereby a total of 711…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Employment Potential, College Students, Statistical Analysis
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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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