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Cuesta Medina, Liliana – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This article examines the nature and evolution of the term blended learning (BL), which encompasses numerous connotations, including its conception as a strategy, delivery mode, opportunity, educational shift, or pedagogical approach. Although much has been said in this field, very few studies examine the different types of blends behind their…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, Questionnaires, Grounded Theory
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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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Shah, Saeeda – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Islam underlines equality between women and men regarding their spiritual and intellectual potential. However, given interpretations of religious texts are often availed to suppress women in most Muslim societies, with serious implications for gender equality in the domestic and the professional spheres. This article draws on data from a study of…
Descriptors: Muslims, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Religious Factors
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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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Hussin, Supyan; Aboswider, Rehab Omar Salem; Ismail, Noriah; Yoke, Soo Kum – English Language Teaching, 2016
Embedding web-based learning systems in education has drawn increasing popularity and growing interest among the contemporary language education community in recent time. In particular, blogs have become a profound phenomenon in the present landscape of online education. However, research addressing the instructor's perspective about the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Journals, Electronic Journals, Second Language Instruction
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Lim, Choon Boey; Bentley, Duncan; Henderson, Fiona; Pan, Shin Yin; Balakrishnan, Vimala Devi; Balasingam, Dharshini M.; Teh, Ya Yee – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine issues academics at importing institutions face while delivering Australian degrees in Malaysia. Transnational higher education (TNE) has been widely researched. However, less widely researched is the area of understanding what academics at the offshore locations need to uphold the required academic…
Descriptors: Semi Structured Interviews, Foreign Countries, Academic Standards, International Education
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Badrasawi, Kamal J. I.; Zubairi, Ainol; Idrus, Faizah – International Education Studies, 2016
Writing skill is seen as a cornerstone of university students' success in both academic and career life. This qualitative study was conducted to further explore the teachers' and students' perceptions on the relationship between writing apprehension and writing performance, contributing factors of writing apprehension, and strategies to reduce…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Correlation, Writing Apprehension, Writing Skills
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Ariffin, Shamsul Arrieya; Malim, Tanjong – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
In Malaysian universities, there is a scarcity of local content to support student learning. Mobile content is predominantly supplied by the United States and the United Kingdom. This research aims to understand the situation from the academic perspective, particularly in the field of local cultural studies. Student-generated multimedia is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Developed Materials, Multimedia Materials
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Azid, Nurulwahida Hj; Yaacob, Aizan; Shaik-Abdullah, Sarimah – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2016
Purpose: Howard Gardners' concept of multiple intelligence (MI) offers an alternative perspective on intelligence which highlights the importance of acknowledging learner diversity, individual talents and the development of human potentials. MI has been used as a basis for the construction of modular enrichment activities to facilitate the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Multiple Intelligences, Foreign Countries, Quasiexperimental Design
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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Ali, Muhammad Abid – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2016
This research article explores the perceptions of Muslim educationists in Malaysia about the Islamic and the western education systems. Views of two faculty members, who are active proponents of Islamic education, were acquired through interviews and their perceptions on Islamic and western education systems were analyzed and then contrasted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islamic Culture, Western Civilization, Muslims
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Liton, Hussain Ahmed – International Journal of Instruction, 2015
Typically, an ESP course is designed to develop students' communication skills not solely for the office, but also for useful in a specific workplace. Unfortunately, ESP for Schools of Business at some South-East Asian universities is not being very effective in promoting students' performance in the workplace. Behind this backdrop, this paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), English for Special Purposes, Workplace Learning
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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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Harland, Tony; Raja Hussain, Raja Maznah; Bakar, Aishah Abu – Teaching in Higher Education, 2014
This paper explores the adoption of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) by 10 Malaysian university academics. SoTL was part of a pioneering sector-wide initiative for improving teaching and learning. The qualitative study showed that there had been no true learning phase for SoTL because academics had high expectations of rapid success…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Improvement
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