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Roe, Jasper; Perkins, Mike – Asian Journal of University Education, 2020
This literature review explores the current body of research pertaining to learner autonomy in the Vietnamese English for Academic Purposes (EAP) context, investigating themes and research methodologies, conclusions drawn, limitations and possible avenues for further study and new research directions in the future. We demonstrate that although…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, English for Academic Purposes, Foreign Countries, Educational Research
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Tandang, Tracy Anak William; Arif, Marina Mohd – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
The study has given a myriad of insights and deeper understanding on the issue of second language anxiety, especially in Malaysia. This study encompassed several aspects in second language learning. This study focused on the relationship between second language anxiety and beliefs about language learning. Besides that, the role of gender in second…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Anxiety, Student Attitudes
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Ismail, Izaham Shah; Shafie, Nurul Hidayu binti – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
The use of ICT in education has benefitted both students and educators in the education field. Currently, the social networking sites are being used widely by the university students in their daily lives for various purposes such as entertainment, networking, as well as education purposes. There are many studies conducted to figure out whether the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Informal Education
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Salmee, Sufi Amin; Arif, Marina Mohd – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
Throughout the years, a lot of research has been looking at the significance of effective atmosphere in second language classroom. We often overlook the fact that humour is a vital element in attaining a supportive learning environment that can benefit students. There is limited research conducted on the effectiveness of the use of humour in ESL…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Humor, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Ubong, Bassey; Okpor, Mercy O. – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
In some institutions of higher learning, one of the approaches to successful governance is through student assessment of teachers, dubbed Student Assessment of Faculty or Student Evaluation of Teaching and extensively used in the United States of America (USA). In schools and colleges, the usual largest bloc and primary stakeholders are the…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Students, Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Ismail, Mohamad Izwan; Bakar, Nur Ain Abu; Mohamed, Mawarni – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
The education system has existed for centuries. However, despite the rapid change in our technology, lifestyle and needs in the workforce, it has failed to adapt accordingly. The current system relies heavily on industrial-age values where students are expected to follow instructions and are stripped of their agency rather than being encouraged to…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Expectation, Standards, Student Participation
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Ramoso, Maura Gina D.; Ortega-Dela Cruz, Ruth A. – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
This study used survey research design to determine the relevance of the National Higher Education Research Agenda (NHERA) to the research initiatives of a specific Higher Education Institution (HEI) in the Philippines. It employed universal sampling of faculty and administrative staff as well as students to analyse discrepancy in the perceptions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Relevance (Education), Student Attitudes, College Students
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Singh, Kuldip – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
Feedback is an essential part of effective learning. It helps students understand the subject being studied and gives them clear guidance on how to improve their learning. Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on learning and achievement, but this impact can be either positive or negative. Providing students with meaningful feedback can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), College Students, College Faculty
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Bin Mohd Yusof, Mohd Idham – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
In line with Malaysia Education Blueprint (Higher Education) 2015-2025, the implementation of Integrated Cumulative Grade Point Average (iCGPA) for Diploma in Public Administration (DPA) in the Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies (FSPPP), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) was started in July - October 2016 academic session. Hence,…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Grading, Student Evaluation, Program Implementation
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Voon, Boo Ho; Teo, Ai Kiat; Voon, Joyce E. C. – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
Students always need sincere and kind guidance from the teachers. Hence, a true customer orientation is instrumental in teaching English as it is always good to understand the students' needs to improve their performance. This paper addresses the requirement to understand the students' needs and then teach accordingly to improve the quality of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, College Students
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Azis, Norilmiah; Mahmud, Radziah; Muda, Rosni – Asian Journal of University Education, 2019
Students' performance (academic achievement) is fundamental in producing quality graduates. Many empirical studies are conducted to investigate factors affecting university students' performance. The focus of this study is to measure the relationship between students and lecturers' interaction, lecturers' characteristics and lecturers' knowledge…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Teacher Student Relationship, College Faculty
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Fadhlullah, Afifah; Ahmad, Nurbarirah – Asian Journal of University Education, 2017
This paper discusses the level of critical thinking skills adapted from The Cornell Critical Thinking Test Level X (CCTTX) by Ennis and Milan (1985) among final year diploma students from the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM Melaka taking the course of Office Administration and Introduction to Critical Thinking. This paper aims to encourage…
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, College Students