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Samad, Sarminah; Nilashi, Mehrbakhsh; Ibrahim, Othman – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Social networking sites have played an important role in enhancing students' social presence. As an educational tool for online courses, they have significantly contributed in promoting students' motivation for learning. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of social networking sites on students' academic performance. We conduct a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Social Media
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Chelliah, Shankar; Khan, Mohammad Jamal; Krishnan, Thilagavathy; Kamarulzaman, Muhammad Erzat Bin Md; Goh, Ning Ee – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: Although studies have examined the role of physical factors such as physical environment, price/fee and personal safety in the satisfaction of international students, the effect of social factors such as emotional support, ethical conduct and student-lecturer attachment in international student's satisfaction has yet to be explored. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Intention, Student Satisfaction
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Tang, Kuok Ho Daniel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the impacts of a sustainable development course on the beliefs, attitudes and intentions of a cohort of engineering students in a university in Miri, Malaysia, towards sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaire survey was conducted among the cohort of students encompassing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes
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Moke, Kingston, K.F.; Chang, Calvin, K.W.; Prihadi, Kususanto; Goh, Chee Leong – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2018
This study aimed to evaluate the mediation role of resilience on the link between self-efficacy and competitiveness among university students in Malaysia. One hundred and thirty-six participants from several universities in Malaysia were recruited to respond to an online form consisted of the following scales: adapted versions of brief resilience…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Resilience (Psychology), Correlation, College Students
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Yoke, Lee Bee – International Education Studies, 2018
Instructor is granted with some basic forms of power to influence student behaviors. Students tend to perceive themselves in an inferior position due to the power imbalance between instructors and students. Therefore, this paper aims to explore the interrelationships between perceived instructor power, student dissatisfaction and complaint…
Descriptors: Correlation, Power Structure, Teacher Role, Student Behavior
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Thang, Siew Ming; Jaafar, Nurjanah Mohd – International Journal of Instruction, 2017
Over the last decade, issues regarding attributions for success and failure in the learning of English have garnered much interest among Asian researchers. Of particular interest is the tendency of Asian learners to be self-critical when it comes to attributions for failure in the learning of English. This tendency has commonly been linked to the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mixed Methods Research, Questionnaires, English (Second Language)
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Ng, Siew Foen; Hassan, Nor Syamimi Illiani Che; Nor, Nor Hairunnisa Mohammad; Malek, Nur Ain Abdul – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study examined the extent to which students in one Malaysian university use smartphones to support their school-related learning and how these activities relate to CGPA. For seven consecutive days, 176 students from three academic programs recorded their daily smartphone use for learning. Significant differences were found in uses of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Academic Achievement, Case Studies
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Al-Dheleai, Yahya M.; Tasir, Zaidatun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
Facebook has now become the most popular social networking tool among university-aged youth. Its popularity has transformed it into an acceptable platform for educational purposes. The use of Facebook is currently more suited to facilitate online interaction among learning participants. The purpose of this study is to investigate students'…
Descriptors: Social Media, Statistical Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Attitudes
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Shim, George Tan Geok; Shakawi, Abang Mohammad Hudzaifah Abang; Azizan, Farah Liyana – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Educators have always highlighted the importance of mathematics mastery in education for many years. With the current emphasis of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEMs) education, mathematics mastery is even more vital because it supports the learning and mastery of science fields such as engineering and science. Furthermore, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Diagnostic Tests, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts
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Kumar, Jeya Amantha; Muniandy, Balakrishnan; Yahaya, Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
This study was designed as a preliminary study (N = 33) to explore the effects of gender and academic achievement (Cumulative Grade Point Average-CGPA) on polytechnic students' learning outcomes when exposed to Multimedia Learning Environments (MLE) designed to induce emotions. Three designs namely positive (PosD), neutral (NeuD) and negative…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Khalid, Mohd N. M.; Quick, Don – International Education Studies, 2016
This paper discusses the association between online students' interaction through the Learning Management System (LMS) discussion forum and their reported course satisfaction. The participants in the study reported here were selected from several faculties in one university in Malaysia who were enrolled in at least one hybrid or fully online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Management Systems, Communities of Practice
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Carter, Stephen; Yeo, Amy Chu-May – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate two areas of interest: first, to determine business student customer satisfiers that could be contributors to students' current and predicted retention in a higher educational institution (HEI) and second, to use these satisfiers to inform HEI marketing planning. Design/Methodology/Approach: The…
Descriptors: Marketing, Prediction, Retention (Psychology), Higher Education
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Al-Samarraie, Hosam; Selim, Hassan; Zaqout, Fahed – Interactive Learning Environments, 2016
A model is proposed to assess the effect of different content representation design principles on learners' intuitive beliefs about using e-learning. We hypothesized that the impact of the representation of course contents is mediated by the design principles of alignment, quantity, clarity, simplicity, and affordance, which influence the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Motivation, Course Content, Intuition
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Khojastehrad, Shadi; Rafik-Galea, Shameem; Abdullah, Ain Nadzimah – English Language Teaching, 2015
Language attitudes are learned and formed in our social environment through hearing others referring to certain groups or people's languages and cultures, and also by exposure to particular varieties spoken in the context. This might lead to stereotyping English and its native speakers (McKenzie, 2008). In this sense, it is pedagogically…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Dialects, Student Attitudes, Ethnic Groups
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Migin, Melissa W.; Falahat, Mohammad; Yajid, Mohd Shukri Ab; Khatibi, Ali – Higher Education Studies, 2015
In recent years, Malaysia has witnessed an influx of foreign students in the local higher education institutions with the aggressive support from the Malaysian government to build Malaysia as the educational hub within the region. This is in line with Malaysia's aspiration to be a global education hub by year 2020. Besides the country level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics, Foreign Students, Correlation
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