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Yusof, Norhafezah; Kaur, Amrita; Cheah Lynn-Sze, Joyce – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
Effective Intercultural communication competencies (ICC) are central to professional success. However, despite this emphasis several graduates remain poorly prepared to demonstrate these attributes and skills. Pedagogical innovations that are grounded in theoretical framework of teaching and learning and communication principles have the potential…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Intercultural Communication, Work Environment, Communication Skills
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Al-Dheleai, Yahya M.; Tasir, Zaidatun – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2019
Research in education confirmed that students engage in learning when they feel connected with others and when they play an active role in their learning process. Therefore, social presence (SP) considered as an important component of effective learning in both face-face and online learning environment. Therefore, this study intended to…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Electronic Learning, Interaction, Online Courses
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Kaur, Amrita; Noman, Mohammad; Awang-Hashim, Rosna – Teaching Education, 2019
Classroom assessment is central to effective teaching and learning, making assessment literacy a core component for teacher education. The present study explores self-reported, differentiated assessment practices of Malaysian in-service teachers. The practices were evaluated using an analytic framework that was developed based upon the existing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Student Evaluation, Assessment Literacy
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Kaur, Amrita; Awang-Hashim, Rosna; Kaur, Manvender – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
In order to co-create teaching and learning for enhanced student engagement, faculty-student partnership in higher education is emerging as a distinguished practice in the West especially for undergraduates. However, little is known about the impact of such practices in the East. This article reports the benefits of a term long collaboration…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Partnerships in Education, College Faculty
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Alghail, Ali Abdullah Ali; Mahfoodh, Omer Hassan Ali – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
This mixed-methods study examined academic oral communication difficulties encountered by Yemeni postgraduate students in a Malaysian public university and how they overcome these difficulties. The study also examined the correlation between students' academic oral communication difficulties and their prior learning experience. Questionnaires,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Language, Speech Communication, Graduate Students
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Hadi, Noor Ul; Muhammad, Barudin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
Given the influx of new courses and programmes, an increase in the number of local and international students, as well as an upsurge in the number of universities in Malaysia, higher education has become a significant sector. Therefore, this study seeks to identify the factors affecting postgraduate research students' performance. For this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Academic Achievement, Mentors
Bui, Hong T. M., Ed.; Nguyen, Hoa T. M., Ed.; Cole, Doug, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
The worldwide marketization of higher education has resulted in a growing pressure on universities' accountability, particularly in terms of more tangible learning outcomes directly related to paying higher tuition fees. Covering globally diverse perspectives, "Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability" uses a range of…
Descriptors: Marketing, Higher Education, Accountability, Universities
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Shafaei, Azadeh; Nejati, Mehran; Maadad, Nina – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2019
The current study endeavours to find out whether there is a relationship between university academics' competence and their customer-based brand equity from the perspective of students. It also seeks to investigate the mechanism of the proposed relationship through trust, likability, and commitment. Data were collected from 384 postgraduate…
Descriptors: Reputation, Marketing, College Faculty, Student Attitudes
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Sutimin, Leo Agung – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2019
The purpose of this research is to investigate the development of students' knowledge in the process of learning history. The research questions are as follows: (1) How do students construct their knowledge of history? (2) What main factors affect whether students accept or reject historical information? This research is a qualitative project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asian History, History Instruction, Graduate Students
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Ahrari, Seyedali; Krauss, Steven Eric; Suandi, Turiman; Abdullah, Haslinda; Sahimi, Aishah Hamizah Abdullah; Olutokunbo, Adekalu Samuel; Dahalan, Dzuhailmi – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
Despite the ongoing globalisation of higher education, few studies have attempted to understand international students' adjustment experiences in non-Western institutions of higher learning. This study employed in depth, semi-structured interviews to explore the adjustment experiences of 10 international postgraduate students in Malaysia. Three…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Graduate Students, Social Bias, Second Language Learning
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Adams, Donnie; Sumintono, Bambang; Mohamed, Ahmed; Noor, Nur Syafika Mohamad – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2018
Purpose: Blended learning is rapidly emerging as a domain for practice and research. Across disciplines and contexts, at individual instructor and institution levels, educators are experimenting with the blended learning model of instruction. The current generation of learners have been referred to as 'digital natives' in reflection of their…
Descriptors: Learning Readiness, Student Diversity, Foreign Countries, Blended Learning
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Amiri, Fatemeh; Puteh, Marlia – English Language Teaching, 2018
Communication apprehension has been identified as a major factor which inhibits an individual's willingness to communicate and his/her ability to develop effective communication skills. While many prior studies have investigated oral communication apprehension among undergraduate students, there has been little research exploring this phenomenon…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, English (Second Language)
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Shafaei, Azadeh; Nejati, Mehran; Abd Razak, Nordin – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study investigates the influence of length of stay in a foreign country on international students' adjustment and attachment attitude and examines the relationship between such acculturation attitude with psychological and sociocultural adaptations in a host country. Moreover, it investigates whether psychological and sociocultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Adjustment, Attachment Behavior, Student Attitudes
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Singh, Jasvir Kaur Nachatar; Jack, Gavin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper investigates the benefits of overseas tertiary education for international postgraduate students enrolled at a research-intensive university in Malaysia, an emerging yet under-researched Asian education hub. The study is based on 55 semi-structured qualitative interviews with international students and academic and professional support…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Foreign Students, International Education, Employment Potential
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Al-Khaza'leh, Bilal Ayed – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
The present study aimed at investigating the influence of social power, as a social hierarchy, on perception of speech act of apology by 40 Jordanian second language speakers (JL2Ss) compared to that of 40 Jordanian non-English speakers, those whose English proficiency is low (JNESs) and 40 English native speakers (ENSs). Discourse Completion Test…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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