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Khoo, Yin Yin; Malim, Tanjung; Fitzgerald, Robert – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
This study examines the impact of using cartoons shared through mobile devices to promote awareness and to aid in the development of financial literacy among Economics students in Malaysia. The study also investigates the use of these "mobile cartoons" to develop students' communication skills. The study involved a quasi-experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cartoons, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Kunasegaran, Mageswari; Ismail, Maimunah; Rasdi, Roziah Mohd; Ismail, Ismi Arif; Ramayah, T. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2016
Purpose: This study aims to examine the relationship between talent development environment (TDE) variables of job focus and long-term development with the workplace adaptation (WA) of Malaysian professional returnees as mediated by the organisational support. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 130 respondents who are Malaysian professional…
Descriptors: Correlation, Talent Development, Foreign Countries, Human Resources
Rosila Nik; Yaacob, Nik – Online Submission, 2013
In meeting its economic, social, and political goals, Malaysia and many other countries are challenged with the rise of social problems among their citizens. Being an Islamic country, the question of the role of religion in shaping good behavior has been an issue of concern. In spite of religion, education is seen as a significant instrument to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion, Role of Religion, Social Problems
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Low, Hui Min; Nicholas, Howard; Wales, Roger – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2010
This paper reports the findings of a survey of 100 mothers of Chinese children aged between 6 and 36 months from middle to upper-middle socio-economic backgrounds in Penang, Malaysia. The findings include the language backgrounds of these mothers, their contextual uses of multiple languages and their language choices with their children. Through…
Descriptors: Mothers, Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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Abdullah, Nor Liza; Hanafiah, Mohd Hizam; Hashim, Noor Azuan – International Education Studies, 2013
Globalization and liberalization in the business environment have changed the requirements of types and qualities of human capital needed by the corporate sector. In relation to this, business graduates not only need to have theoretical understanding, but they also need to have creative thinking, communication skills and decision making skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Business Skills, Simulation
Montesino, Max U. – Online Submission, 2007
This paper looks at the net societal balance of post-independence affirmative action policies in Malaysia. Social imbalances prompted the country to implement affirmative policies to uplift the majority natives (Malays, Indigenous people of Sabah and Sarawak, etc.). These policies were reluctantly accepted by the immigrant communities (Chinese,…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Ethnic Diversity, Indigenous Populations, Public Policy
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Rao, C. A. – Educational Perspectives, 1978
This report provides a brief description of economic education in Malaysia and indicates interest, on the part of various Asian countries, i.e., Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines, in the establishment of economic education programs. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Economics Education, Educational Development
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Manan, Syed Abdul; David, Maya Khemlani; Dumanig, Francisco Perlas; Naqeebullah, Khan – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2015
This study explores the linguistic landscape of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Using photographs as a source of data, the study collects samples from both government and private signage from five selected neighbourhoods of the city. In addition to photographs, interviews with business owners have been conducted and used for triangulation purposes. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indonesian, Self Concept, Ethnicity
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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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Wan, Chang Da; Sok, Say; Sirat, Morshidi; Un, Leang – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2018
Cambodia and Malaysia are two Southeast Asian countries at dissimilar levels of socio-economic development. Their higher education systems are also on different developmental paths with varying motivations driving their respective development and progress, but the governance of higher education across these two systems has one striking similarity.…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism
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Stephenson, Grace Karram; Rajendram, Shakina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates are home to wealthy minority groups with little or no access to public higher education. These countries share parallel trajectories of economic and educational growth, yet they have starkly different citizenship and educational policies that govern the diverse populations within their borders. The result in…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Advantaged, Access to Education, Reputation
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Mamun, Abdullah Al; Nawi, Noorshella Binti Che; Mohiuddin, Muhammad; Shamsudin, Siti Farhah Fazira Binti; Fazal, Syed Ali – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
Intention, as the starting point of pursuing self-employment and creating new ventures, is crucial before actually establishing a business enterprise. Entrepreneurship is understood to be an essential ingredient for enhancing a country's economic competitiveness, growth, and sustainability while confronting the escalating challenges of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Intention, Business Administration Education
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Mee, Lee Shok – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2017
Malaysian mangrove resources are exploited for woods, fisheries, wildlife, agriculture, and in recent decades for aquaculture and ecotourism. Such exploitations are often unsustainable, particularly when there is permanent change in land usage. In the last four decades, it is estimated that the overall loss in mangrove areas is over 16 percent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Ecology
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Singh, Manjet Kaur Mehar – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand the pull factors that influenced international students' choice of country and institution for their Master's education. Design/Methodology/ Approach: This qualitative study relied upon focus group interviews with 70 international students registered in taught Master programmes at a higher…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Decision Making, Qualitative Research, Graduate Students
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Singh, Termit Kaur Ranjit; Krishnan, Sashi Kala – International Education Studies, 2014
The purpose of this study is to compare teachers' teaching practice based on students' perception towards achievement in the subject of Basic Economics between two different types of secondary schools in Malaysia, the National Secondary Schools (SMK) and Chinese National Type Secondary Schools (SMJK) in the state of Penang, Malaysia. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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