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Zakaria, Muhamad Khairul; Malik, Faridah Abdul; Rashid, Radzuwan Ab.; Pilus, Zahariah; Zakaria, Nur Shahida – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2018
This study examines the use of metadiscourse markers among 50 Malaysian and 50 Arab Pre-University students. The findings of this study indicated that there was a significant difference in the use of metadiscourse markers between Malaysian and Arab Pre-University students {?[superscript 2] (1, n = 100) = 7.17, p-value is 0.007} where the use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Arabs
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Shabudin, Ahmad Firdaus Ahmad; Said, Noor Azzah; Rahim, Rashidah Abdul; Ng, Theam Foo – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This study aims to examine Malaysia's involvement in the Polar Regions, in the context of education, outreach, and communication (EOC), and consequently, to determine the effectiveness of these initiatives. Using qualitative and quantitative research analyses, this study found that Malaysia's experiences in EOC can be used to increase public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Science Education, Scientific Concepts
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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)
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Sharef, Nurfadhlina Mohd, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference on Educational Technologies 2013 (ICEduTech 2013), which has been organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and co-organised by the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites
Chan, Nee Nee; Walker-Gleaves, Alan; Remedios, Richard – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
With its wide-ranging applications and multiple features, the smartphone is propelling a new way of learning "on the fly". Mobile learning is more than simply learning with certain types of digital technologies: through everyday practices of using the smartphone, learning can take place in formal and informal settings and in the boundary…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Muftah, Muneera; Rafik-Galea, Shameem – English Language Teaching, 2013
The study describes and examines Malaysian pre-university students' integrative and instrumental motivation toward learning English language. In this study, 182 non-English major students in one of the Malaysian public universities are selected to fill out a questionnaire reflecting their attitudes and motivation towards learning English. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Student Motivation
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Manokaran, Janaki; Ramalingam, Chithra; Adriana, Karen – English Language Teaching, 2013
This research is a corpus-based study of secondary and college ESL Malaysian learner's written work by identifying and classifying the types of errors in the Past Tense Auxiliary "Be". This research studied the past tense auxiliary "be", types of past tense auxiliary "be" errors and frequency of past tense auxiliary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Persuasive Discourse, Morphemes, Verbs
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Sam, Hong Kian; Ngiik, Ting Lang; Usop, Hasbee Hj – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2009
This article presents an overview of the education system in Malaysia and highlights some issues pertaining to higher education. In addition, this article also looks at some issues specific to the teaching and learning of mathematics both at school and in the universities. Some data on students' achievements in mathematics examination at public…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries, College Mathematics
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Tahir, Izah Mohd; Bakar, Nor Mazlina Abu – International Education Studies, 2009
Learning mathematics has been recognized by many as important. It does not only develop students' ability to think in quantitative terms but can also enhance skills such as analytical and problem solving skills. However, to enable us to tell our students how important mathematics is we have to understand students' beliefs in learning mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Mathematics Achievement