Rahman Saemah

Rahman Saemah

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Lecture method is often used in teaching large classes and is the most popular teaching method in higher education institutions. However, the traditional lecture method of teaching is associated with inefficiency due to lack of opportunities for students to engage in the learning process. In this context, the use of interactive lectures that provid...
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Teachers face the challenges in producing students with 21st-century basic skills encompassing communication, collaborative, critical and creative thinking, as well as values and ethical. The reasons are the teachers do not have enough knowledge and skills to implement student-centered teaching, applying 21st-century basic skills, and teachers’ thi...
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Creativity is essential in daily decision making and problem solving. It is mainly indicated by divergent thinking tests. Previous studies have revealed the associated brain regions with divergent thinking tasks, but the segregation of functionally specialized cortices to different aspects of divergent thinking has not been explicitly addressed. Th...
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This paper reports on a section of the research findings related to the “child friendly” obesity prevention program intended to educate a healthy lifestyle among young children. “Child friendly” refers to an approach designed for learning and activities that are compatible, well liked and delights the children throughout the process of learning hea...
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‘Children not interested to learn,’ ‘easily feel bored of learning’ and ‘having difficulty in understanding complex health knowledge’ are among issues in childhood education. This paper discusses the effect of applying the humanistic learning theory on experiences and learning patterns of children. The strategy of the “child friendly” concept, whic...
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The roles of learning environment in supporting students’ learning were extensively discussed by previous researchers. The findings of past studies suggested four dimensions that should be taken into account in designing learning environment to optimize student learning, namely; learner-centered, knowledge-centered, assessment-centered, and communi...
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Teachers play an important role in the teaching and learning process. This study aims to investigate the views of teachers on the environment that can help gifted underachievers to maximize their learning potential. A qualitative study was conducted using semi-structured interviews that involved five experienced teachers who had experience teaching...
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The ADDIE development model study explored the best tool to educate children about healthy eating and physical activity to prevent obesity. Four educational psychologists were interviewed, and a focus group discussion was conducted with 38 kindergarten children aged between 3-6 years old. We found that 75% of children had unhealthy eating habits. T...
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This study was conducted to identify the overexcitabilities profile of gifted students. The Dabrowski's concept of overexcitabilities is the heightened intensity and sensitivity displayed in the gifted students' behaviours when responding to the stimuli in the environment. These characteristics give a negative impression that these students have be...
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Abstrak Malaysia mengorak langkah menjadi sebuah negara maju menjelang tahun 2020. Seiring dengan kemajuan tersebut, kreativiti menjadi satu keperluan setiap warganya untuk lebih berdaya saing dan maju. Bidang pendidikan dijadikan sebagai satu medium untuk mendidik warganya menjadi kreatif bermula diperingkat sekolah. Di sekolah, pembelajaran dan p...
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An obese preschool child may grow up to be an obese adult. The factors of obesity among preschool children have been documented as one of the factors that will lead to the risks of hypertension, psychosocial disturbances and heart complications that increase adult morbidity and mortality. Preliminary data were collected to identify the components n...
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It is hypothesised that the use of metacognitive strategies will improve academic achievement of students. A teaching strategy called 4-META strategy has been developed on the basis of a metacognitive approach that is designed to improve the quality of writing of students. This study investigated the impact of the 4-META strategy on the quality of...
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The research examined campus adjustment among 385 international students in three universities in Malaysia. Data was obtained through SACQ (Student Adaptation to College questionnaire) and focus group interviews. Results indicated only 7% of international students showed high campus adjustment. The highest domain scored was academic, followed by em...

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