Rohana Alias

Rohana Alias
Universiti Teknologi MARA | UiTM

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In an effort to understand the problems and difficulties students faced in learning fractions, a study was carried out on Form 1 students from four different types of secondary schools in Perlis, Malaysia. Five different questions on proper fractions were constructed involving two fractions with equal and different denominators, and more than two f...
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Enhancing current teaching practice may help to change the perception that statistics is difficult to learn and instill confidence in both instructors and learners. Findings from comparing achievements of students in Statistics for Science and Engineering (STA408) paper in the final semester examination found that Applied Science (AS) students perf...
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13 year old students in Malaysia are found to have difficulties identifying equivalent pictorial representations of fractions. Many were able to associate number of equal partitions in a pictorial representation of a fraction to its denominator. Some were able to circle shapes with simple representations of a fraction but not the equivalent pictori...
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In an effort to understand the problems and difficulties students faced in learning fractions, a study was carried out on Form 1 students from 5 different types of secondary schools in Malaysia. A Rasch analysis was used to help assess the level of fractions conceptual understanding among these students. There were students who were not quite able...
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The importance of teacher's knowledge in the teaching is well documented (Gess-Newsome, 1999; Graeber, 1999; Munby, Russell, & Martin, 2001). On the same note, teacher's knowledge and instructional practices into teaching number sense is also an important component to ensure that the students themselves develop number sense. The Malaysian National...
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After almost fifty years of operation, government through a number of announcements declared that FELDA (Federal Land Development) schemes need to be revitalized so that it could play its role more effectively as a vehicle that would accelerate the country’s economic growth. Having raised this point, the major aim of this study is to examine the ma...

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