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Leow, Fui-Theng; Neo, Mai – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
This research study was conducted at INTI International University, and aimed at enhancing the quality of classroom learning for University students with three important emphases: Gagne's instructional model, multimedia, and student-centred learning. An Interactive Learning Module (ILM) was developed as the core component in forming the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Multimedia Instruction, Learning Modules
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Kaur, Naginder – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2014
Purpose: Learner empowerment or learner autonomy is regarded by some theorists as the self-propelled, sole effort of the learner. However, in creating self-directed learners who are empowered to learn, the role of significant others such as the instructor is imperative. This study shows how a committed lecturer can play an instrumental role in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Empowerment, Independent Study, Teacher Student Relationship
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Ali, Jamal; Eam, Lim Hock; Ismail, Russayani; Rahim, Fauziah Abdul; Isa, Filzah Md; Ismail, Ismi Arif – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2014
Purpose: This study examined the effectiveness of Finishing School programmes in enhancing the employability of graduates from institutions of higher learning. The perceptions of the graduates and employers towards the effectiveness of the programmes were analyzed. The effectiveness of Finishing School programmes evaluated through a graduate…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, College Students, Graduate Surveys, Employer Attitudes
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Thang, Siew Ming; Lin, Luck Kee; Mahmud, Najihah; Ismail, Kemboja; Zabidi, Noraza Ahmad – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2014
Digital storytelling, which combines the art of storytelling with a variety of digital audio, video, and multimedia images, has been increasingly used as a language learning tool as research studies have shown it to be effective in enhancing the development of language skills as well as related language learning skills, such as autonomy,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Radzi, Amizura Hanadi Mohd; Aziz, Noor Hashima Abd – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2014
This paper will discuss the aspects of content schemata in second language reading among diploma level students who were taking a reading course in Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis. In this qualitative case study, the researcher had selected two short stories that are categorized as content-familiar texts, i.e. "The Hunted Fox" and…
Descriptors: Schemata (Cognition), Reading Processes, Second Language Learning, Reading Comprehension
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Tagg, Brendon – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2014
This article examines the process by which nine junior Malaysian academics came to complete doctoral degrees in non-Malaysian universities. It expands the scope and refines the focus of an existing study that considered international students' experiences in New Zealand. Part of the motivation for the current study was the researcher's recognition…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees
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Mohd Nawi, Mohd Aliff; Jamsari, Ezad Azraai; Sulaiman, Adibah; Hamzah, Mohd Isa – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
Supervision of teaching practice is an important aspect of training teachers in improving their teaching skills. Barriers such as distance and time factor are the constraints faced by the lecturers at the National University of Malaysia to communicate with the teacher trainees under their supervision. Therefore, this study aims to develop and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Trainees, Foreign Countries, Online Courses
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Ustati, Rusmanizah; Hassan, Sharifah Sariah Syed – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
This study draws on the experience from a focus group interviews under the distance learning programme known as "Program Pensiswazahan Guru" (PPG) organized by the Malaysian Ministry of Education in collaboration with local universities and institutes of education. Its purpose is to uncover students' perception about the platform used by…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Student Needs, Focus Groups, Interviews
Misieng, Jecky – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As a result of growing attention in cross-cultural research, existing measurement instruments developed in one language are being translated and adapted for use in other languages and cultural contexts. Producing invariant measurement instruments that assess educational and psychological constructs provide a way of testing the cross-cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Translation, Psychometrics
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Abdalla Salih, Abdel Rahman – English Language Teaching, 2013
This paper reports the corrective feedback patterns in L2 writing and the student writers' preferences for peer feedback. The study examines the actual focus of peer review and the types of corrective feedback provided in L2 composing process. Sixteen L2 matriculation students at a Malaysian university took part in five peer review sessions,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Feedback (Response), Error Correction, Preferences
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Venkatraman, G.; Prema, P. – English Language Teaching, 2013
The paper presents the research design used for identifying and validating a set of competencies required of ESP (English for Specific Purposes) teachers. The identification of the competencies and the three-stage validation process are also discussed. The observation of classes of ESP teachers for field-testing the validated competencies and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teacher Competencies, English for Special Purposes
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Ibrahim, Engku Haliza Engku; Shah, Mohamed Ismail Ahamad; Armia, Najwa Tgk. – English Language Teaching, 2013
Code-switching has always been an intriguing phenomenon to sociolinguists. While the general attitude to it seems negative, people seem to code-switch quite frequently. Teachers of English as a foreign language too frequently claim that they do not like to code-switch in the language classroom for various reasons--many are of the opinion that only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Code Switching (Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Chuan, Chun Cheng; Yusof, Aminuddin; Shah, Parilah Mohd – International Education Studies, 2013
Factors that influence the academic achievement of Malaysian university athletes were investigated using 156 field hockey players from several universities. The relationship between team subculture, parental influence, the learning environment, support systems, financial aid, training factors, academic assistance, socialization, and stress level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Athletics, Athletes
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Haron, Sueraya Che – International Education Studies, 2013
Teaching methodology plays an important role in transmitting knowledge and skills to learners. The effectiveness of both knowledge and skills depends greatly on the methodology used. This paper describes a study to investigate the learners' perspectives on the teaching methodology used by the teachers at the Centre for Foundation Studies,…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Teaching Methods, Speech Skills, Speech Communication
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Nambiar, Radha M. K.; Ibrahim, Noraini – International Education Studies, 2013
Internationalization of higher education has witnessed a growing number of students from Southeast Asian countries moving within the region in search of a degree. There is a common tendency among these international students to assume that study will be easier within the region and this has led to issues that need to be addressed. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Socialization
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