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Corbeil, Joseph Rene; Khan, Badrul H.; Corbeil, Maria Elena – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
Although "Massive Open Online Courses" have been in the media limelight for a relatively short time, their roots date back to the Open Access movement of the early 1990s as access to the World Wide Web was increasing and online publishing was coming of age. Once heralded the great disruptors of higher education, the hype surrounding…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Edwards, Wayne L. – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
While fully understanding the multi-faceted role of universities and other higher education institutions, Professor Edwards advocates for the status and value of teaching, particularly in times of emphasis on research outputs and league tables. He draws on his reflections from more than four decades of experience of teaching at university level…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Chung, Ellen; Mathew, Vloreen Nity – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
Undergraduate-Community engagement is a form of experiential education in which students engage in activities that address human and community needs. In Malaysia, most undergraduates have at one point or another taken part in community engagement activities. However, the outcome of participating in community engagement has not been properly…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Experiential Learning, Community Needs, Service Learning
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Ali, Ibrahim – Asian Journal of University Education, 2016
The topic of affirmative actions in higher education consists of two interrelated areas of inquiry which have long been discussed in many different contexts. This article gives accounts about affirmative action and its cases in higher education in Malaysia. Beginning with a summary of various aspects of affirmative action, the article highlights…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Affirmative Action, Higher Education, Educational Development
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Fook, Chan Yuen; Balaraman, Selvam – Asian Journal of University Education, 2016
The main purpose of this research is to verify the relevancy of knowledge and skills acquired by engineering graduates from university to automotive industry in Malaysia. Hence, this paper aims to identify to what extent the knowledge and skills acquired by the new engineers in the university have equipped them with job competency in the…
Descriptors: Engineering, Technical Occupations, Foreign Countries, Motor Vehicles
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Majid, Faizah A. – Asian Journal of University Education, 2016
Current debates on higher education graduates seem to address graduates' quality and their employability. Since industries' role as future employers become central in the preparation of graduates, issues on graduate employability (GE) have become one of the heated discussion topics with the inclusion of smart partnerships and collaborations…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Instruction, Learning, Scholarship