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Tuyen, Kim Thanh; Bin Osman, Shuki; Dan, Thai Cong; Ahmad, Nor Shafrin Binti – Higher Education Studies, 2016
Research Paper Writing (RPW) plays a key role in completing all research work. Poor writing could lead to the postponement of publications. Therefore, it is necessary to develop a program of (RPW) to improve RPW ability for EFL/ESL writers, especially for undergraduate students in Higher Education (HE) institutions, which has caught less attention…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Process Approach (Writing), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Ali, Marlina; Talib, Corrienna-Abd; Hasniza Ibrahim, Nor; Surif, Johari; Halim Abdullah, Abdul – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to show how important "monitoring" is as metacognitive skills in solving physics problems in the field mechanics. Based on test scores, twenty one students were divided into two groups: more successful (MS) and less successful (LS) problem solvers. Students were allowed to think-aloud while they worked on…
Descriptors: Physics, Problem Solving, Metacognition, Thinking Skills
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Saifudin, Adam Mohd; Yacob, Aizan; Saad, Rohaizah – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Issues of universities students harnessing and capitalizing the usage of Facebook for their own learning capabilities and effective thinking is always the focus of education scholars, in assessing the quality class assignments and projects produced by them. Therefore, Facebook is now becoming unbearable influence since the internet activation in…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Students, Social Networks, Action Research
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Vikneswaran, Thulasi; Krish, Pramela – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2016
With the advancement of technology, writing in English is no longer confined to the classroom as nowadays students are exposed to various forms of writing on the Internet. Specifically with Generation Y in mind, online writing is a new method that needs to be implemented to enhance Malaysian students' writing skills. This article aims at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Chinese, English (Second Language)
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Pandian, Ambigapathy; Baboo, Shanthi Balraj; Mahfoodh, Omer Hassan Ali – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
In response to the emphasis on the benefits of enhanced multicultural educational experiences of international students in higher education, this study examined international students' perceptions of the influence of multiculturalism on the study programs in Malaysian public universities. Both quantitative and qualitative data were collected. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism, Multicultural Education, Public Colleges
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Leow, Fui-Theng; Neo, Mai; Hew, Soon Hin – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
The 21st century marks the beginning of digital age with the extensive use of digital media, mobile devices, and Internet resources. Recent studies found that this digital era has expanded the landscape of student experiences, and educational technologies as well as increased the educator's awareness on embracing technologies to promote effective…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Cognitive Processes
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Chapman, David W.; Errecaborde, Kaylee Myhre – Higher Education Studies, 2016
Faced with increasing pressure to generate more of their own budgets, universities in low and middle income countries are increasingly banding together as country and regional-level networks to bid on and subsequently implement externally funded development projects (a pattern already seen in high income countries). While working as a network may…
Descriptors: Universities, College Role, Educational Finance, International Cooperation
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Alghail, Ali Abdullah Ali; Mahfoodh, Omer Hassan Ali – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
This study examines how international graduate students in a Malaysian public university perceive and overcome academic reading difficulties. The target population included all graduate students from Yemen, an Arab country, studying at Universiti Sains Malaysia. Data were collected using questionnaires, focus group interviews, and journal writing.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Reading Difficulties
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Haron, Sueraya Che; Ahmed, Ismaiel Hassanien; Mamat, Arifin; Ahmad, Wan Rusli Wan; Rawash, Fouad Mahmoud M. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This paper describes a study to investigate the challenges and obstacles to speaking Arabic faced by good and poor Malay speakers of Arabic. The study used individual and focus group interviews with 14 participants to elicit data. The findings revealed 2 types of obstacles, namely, internal and external obstacles. Internal obstacles refer to the…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Second Language Learning, Barriers, Interviews
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Tahir, Lokman Mohd; Musah, Muhamad Berhanddin; Abdullah, Abdul Halim; Musta'amal, Aede Hatib; Abdullah, Mohd Hazim Asran – Educational Studies, 2016
This study determines the preferable leadership practised by colleges' directors, institutional factors and challenges encountered in knowledge sharing in Malaysian technical higher learning institutions (HLIs). Using a pragmatic mixed-method strand, we obtained 212 teachers and instructors' viewpoints on knowledge sharing factors and barriers.…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Sharing Behavior
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Yusof, Norhafezah; Hashim, Rosna Awang; Kian, Chan Kok – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate learning space for research workspaces in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Malaysia based on the evaluations by experts and university research workers on a practical model for creating an effective research learning space. It examines expert analyses of the notion of a suitable research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, School Space, College Students
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Murugaiah, Puvaneswary – Teaching English with Technology, 2016
In computer-assisted language learning (CALL), technological tools are often used both as an end and as a means to an end (Levy & Stockwell, 2006). Microsoft PowerPoint is an example of the latter as it is commonly used in oral presentations in classrooms. However, many student presentations are often boring as students generally read from…
Descriptors: Oral Language, College Students, Interviews, Focus Groups
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
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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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Kim, Mi Jeong; Ju, Seo Ryeung; Lee, Lina – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2015
A design studio is a critical venue for design students, as they are educated to develop design thinking and other skills through studio courses. This article introduces a design studio project in which Korean and Malaysian students worked jointly for one semester to design affordable urban housing. The Korean students were interior design majors…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Studio Art, Professional Education, Architectural Education
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