Norazrena abu samah

Norazrena abu samah
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia | UTM · Faculty of Education (FP)

PhD

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The objective of this study is to refine and validate the aspects of Project-oriented Problem-based learning (PoPBL) and Competency-based education (CBE) in the instructional video conceptual model for Technical and Vocational Education (TVE). The researcher conducted a survey study, distributing questionnaires to 39 vocational institutions across...
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The lack of knowledge about parenting has led to several cases of violence against children. Providing training on parenting skills is a possible solution. This study was presented with the aim of knowing the effectiveness of a mobile parenting training program based on ubiquitous learning to improve parenting skills moderated by parental locus of...
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Excellent communication skills among graduates are very crucial for their future and career development. WhatsApp application is seen to have the potential to develop these skills since it has robust functions and features, easy to use, and free. However, there are still issues in implementing this application as a tool in developing communication...
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Results from international assessments focusing on the use of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) show that Malaysian students perform poorly in Data Handling. At the same time, the Malaysian education system is undergoing a dramatic change in which information and communications technology (ICT) is integrated into the education system in order to...
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Mobile Assisted Language Learning or MALL is a new approach of language learning that deals with the use of mobile devices. Mobile devices such as smartphones, PDAs, computer tablets are the example of devices that provide easy access for every learner without the constraints of both place and time. The purpose of this study is to examine the effec...
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Mathematics problem-solving is an important skill that students must master in mathematics learning. Without these skills, students find it difficult to solve real-life problems. In this regard, researchers have been interested in the efficacy of problem-solving lessons because problem-solving is a major focus in mathematics education. Internationa...
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The importance of Mathematics in the field of Science and Technology is indisputable. Moreover, Mathematics' achievement is often associated with educational quality. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA, 2012) reported that Malaysia has scored below the international average as indicated by the Organization for Economic Cooperati...
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Data Handling is an important topic in the Mathematics Primary Curriculum as it brings the real world of seeing data to students. However, the assessments of PISA and TIMSS indicated that the level of Malaysian students' performance and Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) in Data Handling is declining. Thus, this study was designed to develop activ...
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The main challenge in teaching is to build experiences that include students and promote their thinking processes required to make meaning of those experiences. Thinking is unique for human beings and is characterized as a continuous rebuilding of high-level mental abilities that are consciously developed over time to create a more sophisticated st...
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Motivation is an aspect heavily emphasized in a mathematics class to produce a quality human capital. However, students’ motivation towards mathematics is still low while students’ performance in mathematics is declining. The students' lack of motivation toward mathematics could be attributed to ineffective learning strategies in mathematics classr...
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Research in mathematical problem-solving has been studied extensively. However, studies on non-routine mathematical problem-solving across multiple intelligences are limited. Therefore, this research identifies the behaviour patterns and non-routine mathematical problem-solving strategies based on multiple intelligences among primary school pupils....
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Spatial visualization skills have been demonstrated to be one of the critical skills to guarantee success in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and careers. With the fast-paced technological progress nowadays, numerous visualization tools have been designed to address the lack of visualization problems in educational...
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Digital smart board is one of interactive technology tools which has been used widely in schools to facilitate teaching and learning. Empirical evidence shows that digital smart board allows students to construct their knowledge while mastering more advanced thinking skills. Thus integration of digital smart board facilitates active learning, which...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of metacognitive scaffolding framework in social learning environment towards students' success. This framework was developed by Jumaat and Tasir (2016) and it is focused on two dominant mechanisms of metacognitive scaffolding which are: i) Supporting reflective writing (MS3) and ii) Gui...
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Undeniably, Facebook has become a significant part of students' life in the 21st century. Therefore, interactions between instructors and students play a major role in learning through an online social learning environment like Facebook. Such an interaction is known as the key elements that can measure students' learning process, particularly in an...
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Problem solving is an important aspect in learning Physics. Looking at the internal and external assessments, it shows that our students are still facing difficulty regarding this aspect. Therefore, several studies focusing on cognitive factors such as improving teaching methods have been done. However, it is found that motivation is a vital factor...
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This study was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of mobile learning app based on collaborative learning in authentic environment (known as AKSES) and its impact on the preschool students’ basic scientific process skills competency namely; observation, classification and communication. In addition, the study also investigated competency patt...
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Students learn better with various teaching strategies, related to contextual way and involvement of technology. Low interests among students are caused by students’ perception toward Physics and conventional teaching approach. Besides, laboratory malfunctions and destructible apparatus lead to less number of experiments that can be carried out by...
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IRDA has adopted the “Low Carbon Society Blueprint for Iskandar Malaysia 2025” to ensure that the development of Iskandar Malaysia sustainable and low carbon in line with the pledge given by the Prime Minister to reduce 40% of the carbon intensity by year 2025. To create a Low Carbon Society (LCS), it must start from schools. Therefore, one of the...
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Problem solving is a critical element in learning science and mathematics especially in Physics. However, based on the results from a few of assessments, it showed the situation is worrying. Recently, many studies that have been done were focusing on how to teach problem solving. However, it is found that social support from parents can also influe...
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The need has arisen towards the consideration of individual difference in order to enhance motivation in learning fractions. As a result, researchers found that students could improve the level of motivational factors if learn through preferred learning environment. Also, consideration of students' intentions and emotions encouraged students to lea...

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