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Noor, Harrinni Md; Aziz, Anealka – Asian Journal of University Education, 2020
In 2014, the Ministry of Education initiated Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) pilot project at public universities in Malaysia. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) was selected among three public universities to develop the university's own MOOC. This pilot project is one of the initiatives by the Malaysian government to support the ninth shift of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology
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Hashim, Adila Md; Aris, Sharipah Ruzaina Syed; Fook, Chan Yuen – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
This paper explores the benefits of empathy skill for school students. The encouragement of empathy skill in school was discussed in two situations: 1. Using design thinking approach for project-based learning and 2. Promoting as a classroom culture. Empathy is an act of understanding, being conscious and experiencing the feeling and thoughts of…
Descriptors: Empathy, Design, Student Projects, Classroom Environment
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Corbeil, Joseph Rene; Khan, Badrul H.; Corbeil, Maria Elena – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
Although "Massive Open Online Courses" have been in the media limelight for a relatively short time, their roots date back to the Open Access movement of the early 1990s as access to the World Wide Web was increasing and online publishing was coming of age. Once heralded the great disruptors of higher education, the hype surrounding…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Edwards, Wayne L. – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
While fully understanding the multi-faceted role of universities and other higher education institutions, Professor Edwards advocates for the status and value of teaching, particularly in times of emphasis on research outputs and league tables. He draws on his reflections from more than four decades of experience of teaching at university level…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Caltabiano, Marie; Errington, Ed; Ireland, Lynette; Sorin, Reesa; Nickson, Amanda – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
This paper reports on the use of role-play as a scenario-based learning approach in the teaching of counselling skills, client assessment and diagnostic interviewing within psychological training. While role-play is not a new technique in teaching such skills, its use is generally reserved for the training of higher level students. This paper…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study, Counselor Training
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Suhaimi, Azyyati Mohd – Asian Journal of University Education, 2017
Liberalisation of Provisionally Registered Pharmacist (PRP) training in Malaysia has recently been extended to the private facilities recognized by the Pharmacy Board Malaysia (PBM). This has increased the number of graduate employment opportunities. Pharmacy graduates are required to undergo an interview with the Public Services Commission of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pharmaceutical Education, Health Personnel, Pharmacy
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Ramly, Mohd Adlan; Ikhsan, Nurul Aida Binti Kamal; Rahman, Nur Rahimatul Hayati Binti Abdul; Abdul, Nur Rahimatul Hayati Binti – Asian Journal of University Education, 2017
This experimental paper seeks to elucidate the usage of the card game 'Protein Synthesis Game' as a student's learning tool in studying the Biology topic of protein synthesis during an A-Level course. A total of 24 experimental students in 3 induced groups and 24 controlled students in controlled groups were involved in the experiment which began…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Instruction, Biology, Scientific Concepts
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Ali, Ibrahim – Asian Journal of University Education, 2016
The topic of affirmative actions in higher education consists of two interrelated areas of inquiry which have long been discussed in many different contexts. This article gives accounts about affirmative action and its cases in higher education in Malaysia. Beginning with a summary of various aspects of affirmative action, the article highlights…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Affirmative Action, Higher Education, Educational Development
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Shaari, Anis; Hamzah, Aswati – Asian Journal of University Education, 2016
Standing for Neurolinguistic Programming, the acronym 'NLP' has become an emergent approach to communication and personal development which has gained worldwide interest. Containing a set of strategies that is highly claimed to be effective in enhancing oneself personally, NLP has also become progressively more recognisable in the education…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Neurolinguistics, Educational Practices, Educational Philosophy
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Damio, Siti Maftuhah – Asian Journal of University Education, 2016
The research methodology known as Q Methodology is relatively unknown in the Malaysian sphere. Nonetheless, if you are uncovering 'points of view' held around a topic, Q Methodology is one of the methods to consider. There are seven (7) steps in Q Methodology implementation which combine both qualitative and quantitative methods. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Q Methodology, Program Implementation, Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis