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Azid, Nurulwahida Hj; Yaacob, Aizan; Shaik-Abdullah, Sarimah – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2016
Purpose: Howard Gardners' concept of multiple intelligence (MI) offers an alternative perspective on intelligence which highlights the importance of acknowledging learner diversity, individual talents and the development of human potentials. MI has been used as a basis for the construction of modular enrichment activities to facilitate the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Multiple Intelligences, Foreign Countries, Quasiexperimental Design
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Ismail, Maimunah; Umar Baki, Nordahlia – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the influence of two organizational factors, namely, organizational justice and organizational culture, on organizational identification as perceived by employees following merger and acquisition (M&A) in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: The study, which adopts the Social Identity Theory as its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Organizational Climate, Justice
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Kasprzhak, A. G.; Bysik, N. V. – Russian Education & Society, 2015
This work discusses the results of a pilot project performed in 2013-14 within the framework of the Asian Leadership Project international comparative study, which continues research of school leadership in Europe and America since years 2006-2008. Alongside with Russia, the pilot project also included Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Decision Making, Pilot Projects
Schwartzbeck, Terri Duggan – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2013
The K-8 Cajon Valley Union School District (Cajon Valley USD) is one of forty-two school districts in the greater San Diego, California metropolitan area. Serving approximately 16,000 students, the Cajon Valley USD is extremely diverse; 36 percent of students are Hispanic, 46 percent are white, 7 percent are African American, and many students are…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Environment, Educational Change, Urban Schools
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Othman, Norasmah; Hashim, Norashidah; Wahid, Hariyaty Ab – Education & Training, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to observe the readiness of students and the internal environment of Malaysian public universities in the implementation of entrepreneurship education. Design/methodology/approach: The authors employed a quantitative approach and the main instrument used to gauge the entrepreneurship readiness among students…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Universities
British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div. – 1983
The role of English and the status of English language instruction is reported for Burma, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Lesotho, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, and Malaysia. The profile for each country contains a summary of English instruction within and outside of the educational system, teacher supply and qualifications,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials
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Hashim, Ruzy Suliza; Idrus, Mohd Muzhafar; Ho-Abdullah, Imran; Yosof, Noraini Md; Mydin, Raihanah Mohd; Hamdan, Shahizah Ismail – International Education Studies, 2013
The National Higher Education Strategic Plan of Malaysia focuses on graduates who are innovative and knowledgeable to meet the standards and challenges of 21st century. This paper, then, explores how an innovation practice has taken place in a course entitled "Gender Identities: Malaysian Perspectives" where students scrutinize gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Web Sites, Gender Issues
Marzuki, Ariffin Bin; Peng, J. Y. – 1970
A profile of Malaysia is sketched in this paper. Emphasis is placed on the nature, scope, and accomplishments of population activities in the country. Topics and sub-topics include: location and description of the country; population (size, growth patterns, age structure, urban/rural distribution, ethnic and religious composition, migration,…
Descriptors: Demography, Developing Nations, Family Planning, National Programs
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Thian, Lok Boon; Alam, Gazi Mahabubul; Idris, Abdul Rahman – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: Representing both "central university administration" and academics, deans are increasingly being confronted with the competing managerial and academic values. Being able to manage the competing values is pivotal to the success of a dean. However, there is dearth of research studying this. Considering the for-profit private…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Deans, Case Studies, Educational Administration
Boulard, Garry – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
In a move to increase its out-of-state and international student enrollment, officials at the University of Iowa are stepping up their global recruitment efforts--even in the face of criticism that the school may be losing sight of its mission. The goal is to increase enrollment across the board, with both in-state as well as out-of-state and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Enrollment Trends, Student Recruitment, Enrollment Management
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Ahmad, Shaharuddin; Ishak, Noriah Mohd; Ismail, Khaidzir; Selamat, Jumali – College Student Journal, 2010
Generic competency is an instrument to assess and measure personal trait of students using 13 constructs with 102 items. Students' abilities to master each of the 13 constructs are very important in order for them to improve their marketability values. This is because nowadays employer is not only looking at the academic intellectual but the most…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Labor Force Development, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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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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Lee, Pei Ling; Pang, Vincent – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between motivational factors in continuing education and academic achievement of adult learners. The study is conducted due to a lack of research pertaining to academic achievement among adult learners particularly in Malaysia. Methodology: A random sample of 150 part-time adult…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Academic Achievement, Adult Students, Motivation Techniques
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Morgan, Anne-Marie – Babel, 2011
The Research Centre for Languages and Cultures (RCLC) at the University of South Australia hosts an annual symposium on current issues related to languages and language education. The hallmark of the RCLC symposia is that they intend to raise critical, current issues in the languages field for wider debate, include presenting cutting edge research…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Geographic Regions, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
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Muhamad, Mazanah; Idris, Khairuddin – International Journal of Training and Development, 2005
This paper offers a scenario of workplace learning as practiced in Malaysia. Based on survey research, the article describes learner profiles, learning provision and pattern. The analysis shows that Malaysians participate in formal workplace learning as part of their employment activities. Workplace learning in Malaysia is contextual, promoted by…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Educational Policy
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