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Hossain, Md. Anowar; Tarmizi, Rohani Ahmad; Ayud, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd – Indonesian Mathematical Society Journal on Mathematics Education, 2012
Collaborative and cooperative learning studies are well recognized in Malaysian mathematics education research. Cooperative learning is used to serve various ability students taking into consideration of their level of understanding, learning styles, sociological backgrounds that develop students' academic achievement and skills, and breeze the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Mathematics Education, Teaching Methods
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Zeynivandnezhad, Fereshteh; Bates, Rachel – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
The importance of developing students' mathematical thinking is frequently highlighted in literature regarding the teaching and learning of mathematics. Despite this importance, most curricula and instructional activities for undergraduate mathematics fail to bring the learner beyond the mathematics. The purpose of this study was to enhance…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Equations (Mathematics), Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Thien, Lei Mee; Darmawan, I. Gusti Ngurah; Ong, Mei Yean – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2015
Background: The results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 showed that Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand underperformed and were positioned in the bottom third out of 65 participating countries for mathematics, science, and reading literacies. The wide gap between these three countries and the top performing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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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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Parrot, Mary Ann Serdina; Eu, Leong Kwan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
Technology can help develop understanding of abstract mathematical concepts through visualisation and graphic representation. The teaching and learning of calculus can be challenging as it involves abstract and complex ideas. The purpose of this study was to investigate how students and teachers attempt to use TI-Nspire, the latest graphing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics
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Leong, Kwan Eu; Meng, Chew Cheng; Rahim, Suzieleez Syrene Abdul – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
This article seeks to present findings from the analysis of the TEDS-M reports on the mathematical content knowledge (MCK) and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of the pre-service teachers in Malaysia. The main objective of this study was to investigate the level of teaching knowledge attained by the Malaysian pre-service primary and secondary…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Abdullah, Nasarudin; Halim, Lilia; Zakaria, Effandi – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2014
This study aimed to determine the impact of strategic thinking and visual representation approaches (VStops) on the achievement, conceptual knowledge, metacognitive awareness, awareness of problem-solving strategies, and student attitudes toward mathematical word problem solving among primary school students. The experimental group (N = 96)…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Visualization, Word Problems (Mathematics)
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Ferguson, Graham; Phau, Ian – Journal of International Education in Business, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how students from Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia differ in their propensity to complain and attitudes to complaining. Design/methodology/approach: A self-administered questionnaire was designed using established scales to assess respondent reactions to a service failure by a university. The…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Student Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Thien, Lei Mee – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2016
This study aims to investigate Malaysian students' performance in mathematics literacy from gender and socioeconomic perspectives based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2009+ and 2012 datasets. The results revealed that girls significantly scored about eight points higher than boys in mathematics literacy in PISA 2012.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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Tapsir, Ruzela; Nik Pa, Nik Azis; Zamri, Sharifah Norul Akmar Bt Syed – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Values in mathematics classroom is not commonly discussed, researched, implemented, and measured although value is a significant affective aspect of mathematics learning. In this article, it is proposed that an instrument is developed to measure the said values which will benefit the teaching and learning mathematics. Discussion will focus on the…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Measurement Techniques, Mathematics Instruction, Item Analysis
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Kharuddin, Azrul Fazwan; Ismail, Noor Azina – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Integrating technology in the mathematics curriculum has become a necessary task for curriculum developers as well as mathematics practitioners across the world and time. In general research studies seeking a better understanding of how best to integrate mathematics analysis tools with mathematics subject matter normally observe mathematics…
Descriptors: Graphing Calculators, Mathematics Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Samuel, Moses; Khan, Mahmud Hasan; Ng, Lee Luan; Cheang, Kin Wai – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2014
In postcolonial multilingual societies, matters of education are deeply rooted in the discourse of ethnicity. In Malaysia, the interface between ethnicity and education is reflected in recent debates on the choice of medium of instruction (MOI). In 2002, the Malaysian government introduced English as MOI by replacing Malay, the national language,…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Chinese, Newspapers
Ong, Ewe Gnoh; Lim, Chap Sam; Ghazali, Munirah – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine the changes in novice and experienced mathematics teachers' questioning techniques. This study was conducted in Sarawak where ten (experienced and novice) teachers from two schools underwent the lesson study process for fifteen months. Four data collection methods namely, observation, interview, lesson…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Questioning Techniques, Mathematics Teachers, Beginning Teachers
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Belgheis, Soheila; Kamalludeen, Rosemaliza – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This quantitative study examined Malaysian teachers' perception towards using GeoGebra in mathematics teaching. The relationship between teachers' Perceived Current Competencies (PCC) of GeoGebra, and Intention to Use (IU) it as well as the difference between male and female teachers and between users and non-users of GeoGebra were investigated.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intention, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Karpudewan, Mageswary; Roth, Wolff-Michael – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
Recent studies emphasize the importance of learning science while considering multiple perspectives on environment, society, economy, and technology, which allows learners to relate what they do in the classroom to the world beyond. In this study, 68 12-year-old primary students from 1 Malaysian school were followed while they engaged in a science…
Descriptors: Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Elementary School Students, Science Curriculum
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