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Choy, S. Chee; Yim, Joanne Sau-Ching; Tan, Poh Leong – Issues in Educational Research, 2017
"The notion of reflection nowadays is considered crucial in the field of teaching and teacher education" (Clara, 2015) and relevant literature reviewed in this study has indicated support for this. We propose and test a model of reflective thinking among teachers using a sample of 1,070 preservice teachers in Malaysia. Data were…
Descriptors: Reflection, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education
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Nasip, Sorayah; Amirul, Sharifah Rahama; Sondoh, Stephen Laison, Jr.; Tanakinjal, Geoffrey Harvey – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between individual psychological characteristics (i.e. innovativeness, locus of control, self-confidence, propensity to take risk, need for achievement and tolerance for ambiguity) and entrepreneurial intention. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 676 undergraduate students…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Intention, Individual Characteristics, Innovation
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Townsend, Peter; Regan, Padraic; Li, Liang Liang – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate cultural experience as a learning strategy for developing international managers. Design/methodology/approach: Using an integrated framework, two quantitative studies, based on empirical methodology, are conducted. Study 1, with an undergraduate sample situated in the Asia Pacific, aimed to examine…
Descriptors: Management Development, Cultural Awareness, Undergraduate Students, Statistical Analysis
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Meng, Chan Ling; Othman, Jamilah; D'Silva, Jeffrey Lawrence; Omar, Zoharah – International Education Studies, 2014
Previous literature had proposed that individuals tend to use neutralization to motivate their decisions to engage in deviant behaviours. This indicated that even though students have strong motivations not to cheat may do so anyway after employing neutralizing strategies. Hence, this study attempted to examine the role of neutralization in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Cheating, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
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Karjanto, Natanael; Yong, Su Ting – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2013
The level of test anxiety in mathematics subjects among early undergraduate students at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is studied in this article. The sample consists of 206 students taking several mathematics modules who completed the questionnaires on test anxiety just before they entered the venue for midterm examinations. The…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Mathematics Tests, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Seng, Ernest Lim Kok; Ling, Tan Pei – International Education Studies, 2013
This study aims to investigate student satisfaction on quality education services provided by institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. Their level of satisfaction based primarily on the data collected through five dimensions of education service quality. A random sample of 250 students studying in an institution of higher learning was selected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Educational Quality, Business Administration Education
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Juan, Wu Xiao; Abidin, Mohamad Jafre Zainol; Eng, Lin Siew – English Language Teaching, 2013
This survey aims at studying the relationship between English vocabulary threshold and word guessing strategy that is used in reading comprehension learning among 80 pre-university Chinese students in Malaysia. T-test is the main statistical test for this research, and the collected data is analysed using SPSS. From the standard deviation test…
Descriptors: Correlation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Gill, Kavarljit Kaur; Williams, Andrew N. – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2013
Learning another language is very much affected by positive or negative connotations attached to the new language by the language learner. Entering Malaysian public universities there are many students with a low proficiency in English, despite spending eleven years studying English in schools. Could it be that the lack of progress among these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Correlation, Language Proficiency
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Ngah, Rohana; Jusoff, Kamaruzaman; Rahman, Zanariah Abdul – International Education Studies, 2009
This paper describes the research conducted in relating to emotional intelligence of university staff to work attitude. The Emotional Intelligence (EI) Scale devised by Schutte et al. (1998) is used in this study, which is more suitable compared to BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory. Beside their experiences, knowledge and skills, emotion play an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes