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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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Badrasawi, Kamal J. I.; Zubairi, Ainol; Idrus, Faizah – International Education Studies, 2016
Writing skill is seen as a cornerstone of university students' success in both academic and career life. This qualitative study was conducted to further explore the teachers' and students' perceptions on the relationship between writing apprehension and writing performance, contributing factors of writing apprehension, and strategies to reduce…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Correlation, Writing Apprehension, Writing Skills
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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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Rahman, Nurulhuda Abd; Masuwai, Azwani; Tajudin, Nor'ain Mohd; Tek, Ong Eng; Adnan, Mazlini – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2016
Purpose: This study was aimed at establishing, through the validation of the "Teaching and Learning Guiding Principles Instrument" (TLGPI), the validity and reliability of the underlying factor structure of the Teaching and Learning Guiding Principles (TLGP) generated by a previous study. Method: A survey method was used to collect data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Factor Analysis
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2016), October 28-30, 2016, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by the University of Mannheim, Germany, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Technological Advancement
Lee, Chien-Sing; Wong, Kuok-Shoong Daniel – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Scaffolding is crucial as transfer of learning does not occur naturally and teaching-learning strategies found to be effective for experts may not be suitably adopted as is for novice learners. Furthermore, opportunities are often "found" or "made." The quality of solutions, however, is mediated by different conceptualizations…
Descriptors: Design, Case Studies, Metacognition, STEM Education
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Kassim, Abd. Latif; Raman, Arumugam; Don, Yahya; Daud, Yaakob; Omar, Mohd Sofian – International Education Studies, 2015
This study was aimed to identify the association of teachers' attitude towards the implementation of Staff Development Training with Knowledge Sharing Practices among the lecturers of the Teacher Training Institution (TTI). In addition, this study was also to examine the differences in attitudes towards the implementation of Staff Development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development
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Ebadi, Mandana Rohollahzadeh; Abedalaziz, Nabeel; Saad, Mohd Rashid Mohd – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
Lack of valid means of measuring explicit and implicit knowledge in acquisition of second language is a concern issue in investigations of explicit and implicit learning. This paper endeavors to validate the use of four tests (i.e., Untimed Judgment Grammatical Test, UJGT; Test of Metalinguistic Knowledge, TMK; Elicited Oral Imitation Test, EOIT;…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Psychometrics, Second Language Learning, Outcome Measures
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Rahman, Muhammad Sabbir; Osmangani, Aahad M; Daud, Nuraihan Mat; Chowdhury, Abdul Hannan; Hassan, Hasliza – Learning Organization, 2015
Purpose: This empirical research aims to add value in the existing research on knowledge sharing, investigate the antecedents of knowledge-sharing behaviour by embedding trust and workplace spirituality variable on non-academic staff from higher learning institution in Malaysia. The role of trust, perceived risk and workplace spirituality towards…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Knowledge Level, School Personnel, Higher Education
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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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Othman, Mahfudzah; Muhd Zain, Nurzaid – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
This study is primarily focused on assessing the students' logical thinking and cognitive levels in an online collaborative environment. The aim is to investigate whether the online collaboration has significant impact to the students' cognitive abilities. The assessment of the logical thinking involved the use of the online Group Assessment…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Online Courses, Cooperative Learning, Foreign Countries
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Yusop, Farrah Dina; Sumari, Melati – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
The main purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate pre-service teachers' learning styles and their preferences with respect to 15 technology-based instructional activities and collaborative work tasks. Felder and Silverman's online Index of Learning Style (ILS) and a questionnaire were used to measure students' learning styles and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style
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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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Abdullah, Nurdiana; Surif, Johari – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study is conducted with the purpose of identifying the alternative framework contained in students' imagination on the concept of matter at submicroscopic level. Through the design of purposive sampling techniques, a total of 15 students are interviewed to obtain the data. Data from analysis document is utilized to strengthen the interview.…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Student Attitudes, Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research
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