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Kaur, Amrita; Awang-Hashim, Rosna; Noman, Mohammad – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
Schools are considered as powerful institutions that are capable of fostering a sense of coherence and common identity to integrate students of different ethnic, social, and cultural origins. Effective implementation of intercultural education at schools can facilitate social integration. However, it is important that the design and implementation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Context Effect, Multicultural Education, Definitions
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Collins, Christopher S.; Bethke, Robert J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Central to this study is an exploration of the degree to which higher education is perceived as an individual and/or a collective value. Seminal literature supports the notion that colleges and universities are Western institutions. Throughout the Asia Pacific, higher education is expanding in a hybrid form in collectivist societies. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Relevance (Education), Role of Education, Educational Benefits
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Zainuddin, Nurkhamimi; Idrus, Rozhan; Jamal, Ahmad Farid Mohd – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
This article describes the use of Moodle as a suitable platform to support the postgraduate open and distance learning (ODL) courses offered by Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM). Many USIM postgraduate students who take obligatory courses (e.g., research methodology and data analysis) are taught at different venues to facilitate students'…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Distance Education, Open Education, Graduate Students
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Mokhtar, Mazlin Mohamed – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2015
This research is to discover whether lecturers' beliefs coincide with their practices in their daily teaching. The focus will be on the belief in the use of code-switching in the classroom. At the same time, it is also worthwhile to indicate whether there are differences in the beliefs between the lecturers and the students. For that purpose three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Code Switching (Language), Language Usage
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Wahab, Ahmad Wazir Aiman Bin Mohd Abd; Ismail, Noor Akmal Shareela Binti – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Organizations have always placed emphasis on the public's voices as an effort to continue enhancing their service towards society. University's performance and its relevance in a nation is highly dependent on the marketability of its students. The ability to widely distribute their students and to heighten their mobility in society and in the work…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Basic Skills
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Trahar, Sheila – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2014
An invitation to be a visiting academic at a Malaysian university provided me with rich opportunities to talk with international students and academics and to explore their experiences of learning and teaching in that context. The university had developed an internationalisation strategy and was positioning itself as an "education hub"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Personal Narratives, Student Attitudes
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Tse, Andrew Yau Hau – English Language Teaching, 2012
Just a few Malaysian universities offer self-access language learning activities to students. The objective of this study is to investigate if self-access learning can promote self-directed or autonomous learning in a public Malaysian technical university. Data collection is by means of interviewing the Director, lecturers, and students in a…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, College Students