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Rezaeian, Hoda; Nazari, Narges – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2012
The relationship between working experience and need for instructional skills is of major importance for the teaching and learning process. It seems teachers need to develop their teaching methods inside the class in order to activate students to learn more effectively. The researchers decided to find out if there is any relationship between…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teaching Experience, Questionnaires, College Faculty
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
Ramasamy, Shamala – Online Submission, 2011
A component in the study of critical thinking which needs to be addressed is informal reasoning fallacy. It is a type of mental trickery which is able to self-deceive undergraduates and public at large. In order to practice good critical thinking, one has to detect and get rid of these fallacies. However, students have to be disposed in detecting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Thinking Skills, Misconceptions
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Yusoff, Rasimah Che Mohd; Zaman, Halimah Badioze; Ahmad, Azlina – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
This study investigates users' perception and acceptance of mixed reality (MR) technology. Acceptance of new information technologies has been important research area since 1990s. It is important to understand the reasons why people accept information technologies, as this can help to improve design, evaluation and prediction how users will…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intention, Biomedicine, Science Instruction
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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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Suki, Norazah Mohd; Suki, Norbayah Mohd – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
Mobile technologies have enabled a new way of communicating, for whom mobile communications are part of normal daily interaction. This paper explores the proposed and verified Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) that can be employed to explain the acceptance of Mobile Learning (M-learning), an activity in which users access learning material with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Internet, Adoption (Ideas)
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Mukundan, Jayakaran; Ahour, Touran – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
This study is an attempt to survey the burnout level of female teachers in Malaysia and determine the likely factors that are associated with this phenomenon. The subjects of the study were 437 female teachers from primary, secondary, and tertiary levels. A demographic questionnaire was used to collect the data regarding the individual…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Marital Status, Teacher Burnout, Foreign Countries
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Ramachandran, Sharimllah Devi; Chong, Siong Choy; Ismail, Hishamuddin – International Journal of Educational Management, 2011
Purpose: The main objective of this paper to study the organisational culture (OC) in private and public higher education institutions (HEIs) from the perspective of faculty members in order to provide empirical insights on the differences and consequently pave an avenue for cross-learning. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from 594…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Private Colleges, Factor Analysis
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Bazzaz, Fatemeh Ebrahimi; Samad, Arshad Abd – English Language Teaching, 2011
An important aspect of native speakers' communicative competence is collocational competence which involves knowing which words usually come together and which do not. This paper investigates the possible relationship between knowledge of collocations and the use of verb noun collocation in writing stories because collocational knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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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
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Borhan, Mohamad Termizi; Ismail, Zurida – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2011
Purpose: The study investigated the environmental knowledge, attitudes and behaviours exhibited by the pre-service teachers and determined if there was any significant relationship between environmental knowledge, attitudes and behaviours. Method: This descriptive study adopted a quantitative approach using questionnaires to obtain information on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Environmental Education, Knowledge Level
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Badib, Ayesha Abdullah Najieb; Guru, Subhatra – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2011
The Malaysian government is rigorously drawing up strategies to increase the already existing 60,000 foreign students currently studying in the country (The Star, 2009). With the influx of more foreign students and with English as the medium of instruction in local higher education, it is felt that a study to investigate international students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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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Ismail, Mohd Nasir; Ngah, Nor Azilah; Umar, Irfan Naufal – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2010
The purpose of the study is to investigate the effects of mind mapping with cooperative learning (MMCL) and cooperative learning (CL) on: (a) programming performance; (b) problem solving skill; and (c) metacognitive knowledge among computer science students in Malaysia. The moderating variable is the students' logical thinking level with two…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Hypothesis Testing, Control Groups, Cooperative Learning
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Md-Sidin, Samsinar; Sambasivan, Murali; Muniandy, Nanthini – Journal of Education for Business, 2010
The purpose of the present article is to investigate the impact of psychological ownership, job performance, job commitment, and job satisfaction among business school lecturers of public universities in Malaysia. As psychological ownership is a relatively new concept, the present study expands the use of it in a different setting. Based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employer Employee Relationship, Psychology, Ownership
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