Mar Aswandi Mahadi

Mar Aswandi Mahadi
Universiti Brunei Darussalam

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This study investigated the effectiveness in implementing the Flipped Classroom model in teaching History and to identify the students' perceptions using this approach towards their learning. The chosen History topic was on 'James Brooke's activities in Sarawak in the 1840s'. The sample consisted of twelve students from two Year 9 classes in one of...
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Most research on the aspects of teaching focuses on the technological, pedagogical and content knowledge. However, more studies are yet to be explored on the impact and efficiency of using technology as a tool for learning, particularly in the secondary history education. This study investigated how the online presentation platform called Prezi can...
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This study examined the teaching strategies on using graphs that teachers used to develop students’ geographical skills among pre-university or junior college students in Brunei Darussalam. The geographical skills in this study refer to the skills that students need to acquire throughout their experience in learning geography, in particular, interp...
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Teachers appeared to be struggling with the modes of assessments in order to produce authentic evaluation of learning performances. This study investigated the use of rubrics as authentic tools in the teaching and learning on the subject of history. It is anticipated that this study will lead to provide information on assessment particularly on the...
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This study investigated the use of interdisciplinary learning activity task to construct students‟ knowledge in Mathematics, specifically on the topic of scale drawing application. The learning activity task involved more than one academic discipline, which is Mathematics, English Language, Art, Geography and integrating the Brunei Darussalam natio...
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This study investigated the perceptions of 130 secondary school students on what they perceived as good art teaching and what they actually experienced. A mixed method approach was undertaken for this study. The six chosen dimensions of art teaching are the general perception of art teaching, content knowledge, approaches used, practical activities...
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Background Brunei started implementing its two main reformed teacher education programs, MTeach and MEd, in 2009. The reasons for these innovations included upgrading the standard of teacher training, increasing teaching effectiveness, and improving the quality of education in the country. The purpose of this study was to determine how student teac...
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This study investigated the perceptions of 130 secondary school students on what they perceived as good art teaching and what they actually experienced. A mixed method approach was undertaken for this study. The six chosen dimensions of art teaching are the general perception of art teaching, content knowledge, approaches used, practical activities...
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This study investigated the implementation of a new subject or syllabus called Statistics 4040 in Years 9 and 10, in one of the secondary schools in Brunei Darussalam. We examined firstly, the students’ attitude towards Statistics 4040 and secondly, their challenges and limitations in learning the new subject. A survey on Students’ Attitudes Toward...
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This study investigated the use of interdisciplinary learning activity task to construct students’ knowledge in Mathematics, specifically on the topic of scale drawing application. The learning activity task involved more than one academic discipline, which are Mathematics, English Language, Art, Geography and integrating the Brunei Darussalam nati...
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In this action research study on junior college level (the equivalent of 11th and 12th grades in American schooling) students, an investigation was conducted to determine the effectiveness in implementing a cooperative learning strategy known as the Students Team Achievement Division (STAD). Data were collected quantitatively and qualitatively from...
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This study examined the teaching strategies on using graphs that teachers used to develop students’ geographical skills among pre-university or junior college students in Brunei Darussalam. The geographical skills in this study refer to the skills that students need to acquire throughout their experience in learning geography, in particular, interp...
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Teachers appeared to be struggling with the modes of assessments in order to produce authentic evaluation of learning performances. This study investigated the use of rubrics as authentic tools in the teaching and learning on the subject of history. It is anticipated that this study will lead to provide information on assessment particularly on the...
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In a 21st century classroom, the challenges that most teachers faced everyday are to cater to students with different levels of development or readiness. The aim of this descriptive study is to examine the dynamics of teacher-student interactions (or engagements) in two different classroom settings: individual setting and paired setting. A mixed me...
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Mentoring has a longstanding history and is being hailed as an important strategy for teacher professional development. Anderson and Shannon (1988) mentoring model summarised three major components on the roles of mentoring. In this qualitative study, we focused on two mentoring relationship, which are as a ‘Care Giver’ and a ‘Nurturer’. We then ex...
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In this action research study on junior college level (the equivalent of 11th and 12th grades in American schooling) students, an investigation was conducted to determine the effectiveness in implementing a cooperative learning strategy known as the Students Team Achievement Division (STAD). Data were collected quantitatively and qualitatively from...
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The topic on Inequalities is one of the main topics in Year 9's secondary mathematics scheme of work in Brunei Darussalam which consists of three sub-topics: Meaning and Symbols, Solve Linear Inequality and Graphical Representation of Inequalities. The primary focus for this study is to investigate which area or items that the students find easy or...
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The school involvement of 171 Brunei lower secondary school students (140 females) was surveyed in terms of their ongoing engagement, reaction to challenges, perceived competence, and perceived autonomy in the context of the current SPN21 curriculum. Data were collected using the Research Assessment Package for Schools – Students in Middle schools...
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The main purpose of this study is to investigate and to determine the linkages of the students' attitudes, teachers' roles in mathematics teaching and students' study habits that may contribute to students' achievement in mathematics. Questionnaires were given to 37 students from two levels (Year 9 and Year 10) ages 14 to 16 from one of the seconda...
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In a 21st century classroom, the challenges that most teachers faced everyday are to cater to students with different levels of development or readiness. The aim of this descriptive study is to examine the dynamics of teacher-student interactions (or engagements) in two different classroom settings: individual setting and paired setting. A mixed me...
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Mentoring has a longstanding history and is being hailed as an important strategy for teacher professional development. Anderson and Shannon (1988) mentoring model summarised three major components on the roles of mentoring. In this qualitative study, we focused on two mentoring relationship, which are as a ‘Care Giver’ and a ‘Nurturer’. We then ex...
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The textbook is one of the important resources in the process of teaching and learning. The textbooks, specifically for the history subject, not only transport factual knowledge but also historical images, notions of space and time, and social values in which society needs to convey to the next generation. In Brunei Darussalam, the most common teac...
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The main purpose of this study was to investigate the views of the teachers on the use of primary history textbooks in their history classroom lessons in Brunei Darussalam, and whether their views were aligned with the aims and objectives of history education at the primary levels. Interviews with five teachers were conducted and the interview data...