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Shahabudin, Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan; Razak, Mohamad Abdul; Khoon, Koh Aik – College Student Journal, 2012
The paper sets out to report on UKM's efforts to make research thrive in an increasingly competitive world, identifying the niches is part of our efforts towards strengthening and realization of our research goals. The niches are carefully selected to capitalize on our innate strengths, and at the same time we practice inclusivity so that no…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Higher Education, Research
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Ariffin, Kadir; Ahmad, Shaharuddin; Aiyub, Kadaruddin; Awang, Azhan; Aziz, Azmi; Mohamad, Lukman Z.; Mamat, Samsu Adabi – College Student Journal, 2010
Occupational safety and health (OSH) in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is being considered as an important program to measure employee and student welfare and well-being. During academic session, apart from attending lectures, laboratory works, tutorial and library search, majority of students spend most of their time in residential…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Welfare, Occupational Safety and Health, Foreign Countries
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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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Ong, Bessie; Cheong, K. C. – College Student Journal, 2009
This exploratory study intends to identify the types and nature of stressor experienced by students in an American Degree Transfer Program at a private university college in Malaysia. Data collection was done by an open-ended questionnaire. The findings showed that the top five most frequently reported stressors were academic workload, too many…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Transfer Programs, Private Colleges, Foreign Countries
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Omar, Ramli; Khoon, Koh Aik; Hamzah, Mohd Fauzi; Ahmadan, Siti Rohayu – College Student Journal, 2009
This paper reports on the surveys which were conducted between 2006 and 2008 on graduates' perceptions towards the infrastructure at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). It covered three major aspects pertaining to learning, living and leisure on campus. Eight out of 14 components received overwhelming approval from our graduates. (Contains 1…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Attitudes, Universities, Educational Facilities
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Omar, Ramli; Khoon, Koh Aik; Hamzah, Mohd Fauzi; Ahmadan, Siti Rohayu – College Student Journal, 2009
This paper discusses the employability of UKM graduates in the job market from 2006-2008. Studies showed that the employability varied from discipline to discipline with the dentistry and medical graduates leading the pack. In recent years UKM graduates have made inroads into GLC's, a positive development indeed. (Contains 2 tables.)
Descriptors: Employment Potential, College Graduates, Surveys, Employment
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Khoon, Koh Aik; Jalal, Azman – College Student Journal, 2008
This paper traces the history of the Liberal Science courses and explores the mechanisms whereby the courses can be made more attractive to academics in the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Universities, Courses
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Bakar, Abd. Rahim; Konting, Mohd. Majid; Jamian, Rashid; Lyndon, Novel – College Student Journal, 2008
The objective of the study was to access teaching efficacy of Universiti Putra Malaysia Science student teachers. The specific objectives were to determine teaching efficacy of Science student teachers in terms of student engagement; instructional strategies; classroom management and teaching with computers in classroom; their satisfaction with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Self Efficacy, Science Teachers
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Bowman, Laura L.; Anthonysamy, Angela – College Student Journal, 2006
Differences in perceptions of research ethics between Malaysian and American students were assessed using a questionnaire that measured perceptions of voluntary informed consent for adults and children, assessment of the risk/benefit ratio, issues of deception, and issues of privacy and confidentiality. As predicted, Malaysian students had less…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Confidentiality, Ethics, Undergraduate Students