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Lee, Richard; Hoe Looi, Kim; Faulkner, Margaret; Neale, Larry – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
Like their global counterparts, e-learning platforms are an indispensable technology in many Asia Pacific tertiary institutions. Despite its widespread adoption, e-learning is still being criticized as merely mirroring traditional classroom formats but in digital forms. If tertiary institutions in Asia Pacific wish to harness e-learning and be…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Electronic Learning, Educational Environment
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Abdullah, Melissa Ng Lee Yen; Primus, Doreen – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
The barriers that indigenous students face in pursuing higher education are substantial and far-reaching. This study seeks to understand the impact of institutional support on engagement of "Orang Asli" students and its effects on their learning outcomes and academic achievement. Quantitative data were collected from 160 "Orang…
Descriptors: Barriers, State Universities, Indigenous Populations, Higher Education
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Cheong, Jia-Qi; Narayanan, Suresh – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
Massive investments in higher education have witnessed a proliferation of public and private universities in Malaysia. A parallel development of concern is the view that public university graduates are finding it more difficult than their private university counterparts in transiting from university to work. To test the empirical veracity of this…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, State Universities, College Graduates
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Adams, Donnie; Velarde, Joseph M. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
School leaders employ essential skills and requisites to lead culturally diversified teams in order to achieve organizational objectives. This study aims to uncover the leadership styles of international school leaders in the culturally diverse environment of Malaysia. In uncovering perspectives on cultural diversity, this exploration employs a…
Descriptors: Diversity, Administrator Attitudes, Foreign Countries, International Schools
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Joseph Jeyaraj, Joanna; Harland, Tony – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
This study explores whether critical pedagogy is viable for meeting the goals of the Malaysia Education Blueprint (MEB) 2015-2025. The MEB has a particular focus on societal improvement and the authors suggest that critical pedagogy should be considered as a way of teaching as it specifically aligns with the aims of government policy. However,…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Lim, Jia Wei – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
This article explores some of the complexities involved in the act of localizing English literature as a school subject. Informed by Goodson and Marsh's stages of subject development, I explore the ways in which post-16 English literature was localized in Malaysia from an introduced and mythologized subject entitled "English" to its…
Descriptors: English Literature, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Kin, Tai Mei; Abdull Kareem, Omar – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
The study aimed to examine the levels and patterns of Principal Change Leadership Competencies (PCLC) in Malaysian High-Performing Secondary Schools (HPSS) and Mediocre-Performing Secondary Schools (MPSS). Data were collected from school principals, senior assistants, and teachers in HPSS and MPSS. A total of 1,010 respondents completed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Capacity Building, Instructional Effectiveness, Principals
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Park, Joo-Ho; Ham, Seung-Hwan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
This study examines teacher collaboration across three Asia-Pacific countries (Australia, Malaysia, and South Korea), focusing on the possibility that principal-teacher perceptual disagreement regarding principal instructional leadership performance may impede progress toward a school organizational condition conducive to collaborative teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Jones, Michelle; Adams, Donnie; Joo, Mabel Tan Hwee; Muniandy, Vasu; Perera, Corinne Jaqueline; Harris, Alma – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2015
This article outlines the findings from a contemporary study of principals' leadership practices in Malaysia as part of the 7 System Leadership Study. Recent policy developments within Malaysia have increased principals' accountability and have underlined the importance of the role of the principals in transforming school performance and student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Styles, Educational Administration
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Samuel, Moses; Khan, Mahmud Hasan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
This article provides an analysis of two colonial reports, the Barnes and the Fenn-Wu Reports on education in the British colony of Malaya. The popular stance on the Barnes and the Fenn-Wu Reports is that one is an effect or reply to the other. We argue on the contrary that the two reports construct a common argument on nation-building which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Nationalism, Ethnic Diversity
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Bagheri, Afsaneh; Lope Pihie, Zaidatol Akmaliah; Krauss, Steven Eric – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
Developments in entrepreneurial leadership as a distinct area of both research and practice raised many questions about the personal competencies of entrepreneurial leaders that enable them to successfully lead entrepreneurial endeavours. Although identifying entrepreneurs' specific capabilities has been one of the main focuses of entrepreneurship…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews, Student Attitudes
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Tamam, Ezhar; Idris, Fazilah; Tien, Wendy Yee Mei; Ahmad, Mona Alkauthar – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
In this study, the authors examine the influence of interracial interaction expectation and campus racial climate perception on attitudes toward interracial interaction which, in turn, influences the levels of interracial interaction among students at a multicultural university in Malaysia. Interaction across race is fundamental to students'…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Racial Relations, Racial Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Jelani, Juliana; Tan, Andrew K. G. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012
In this exploratory study, the censored Tobit model is applied on primary data collected amongst parents of primary school students in Penang, Malaysia to examine the determinants of participation and expenditures on private tuition (PT). Results of the marginal effects indicate that socio-demographic characteristics--ethnicity, household income,…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Marital Status, Low Income, Parent Attitudes
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Gabarre, Cecile; Gabarre, Serge – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012
Informal discussions with final-year undergraduates majoring in French as a foreign language in a Malaysian public university revealed that they lacked confidence in their language proficiency. We believed that they needed some form of recognition and therefore developed a model of online peer-tutoring. In this study, nine final-year learners were…
Descriptors: Criteria, Tutors, Peer Teaching, Language Proficiency
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Tan, Yao Sua – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2011
As a consequence of the democratization of secondary education in Malaysia beginning in the 1990s, many students who do not have academic credentials are allowed to progress to upper secondary education. This study examines the attitudes of these students towards two important aspects of schooling--namely, learning and examinations, as well as…
Descriptors: Credentials, Secondary School Students, Tests, Academic Aspiration
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