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Jain, Jasmine; Abdullah, Nabilah; Lim, Beh Kian – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The recognition of sound understanding of Nature of Science (NOS) in promoting scientific literacy among individuals has heightened the need to probe NOS conceptions among various groups. However, the nature of quantitative studies in gauging NOS understanding has left the understanding on few NOS aspects insufficiently informed. This paper aimed…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Scientific Literacy, Scientific Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Darus, Faridah Binti; Saat, Rohaida Mohd – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
Science education in Malaysia emphasizes three components: namely knowledge, scientific skills which include science process skills and manipulative skills; scientific attitudes; and noble values. The science process skills are important in enhancing students' cognitive development and also to facilitate students' active participation during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Process Skills, Science Education, Cognitive Development
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Mustakim, Siti Salina; Mustapha, Ramlee; Lebar, Othman – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
This study aimed to identify the approaches employed by teachers in teaching Contemporary Children's Literature Program to upper primary school. Using classroom observations and interview as research instruments, this paper evaluates the approaches of five ESL teachers teaching Year 5 students and examines the various challenges faced by them in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Elementary School Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Ali, Mohd Sofi; Othman, Abdul Jalil; Karim, Abdul Faruk Abdul – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
This study examined specific issues and concerns faced by Bachelor of Education student teachers majoring in Language and Literature during their 12-week teaching practicum experience. Specifically, three main areas of concerns were examined. They were: (1) specific issues and concerns related to the implementation of teaching practicum faced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Practicums
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Remigio, Krisette B.; Yangco, Rosanelia T.; Espinosa, Allen A. – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The study examined the reasoning skills of first year high school students after learning general science concepts through analogies. Two intact heterogeneous sections were randomly assigned to Analogy-Enhanced Instruction (AEI) group and Non Analogy-Enhanced (NAEI) group. Various analogies were incorporated in the lessons of the AEI group for…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Science Instruction, High School Freshmen
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Ebadi, Mandana Rohollahzadeh; Saad, Mohd Rashid Mohd; Abedalaziz, Nabil – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The issue of error correction remains controversial in recent years due to the different positions of interface toward implicit and explicit knowledge of ESL learners. This study looks at the impacts of implicit corrective feedback in the form of recast on implicit and explicit knowledge of adult ESL learners. In an experimental study,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Li, Winnie Sim Siew; Arshad, Mohammad Yusof – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
Wait-time is an important aspect in a teaching and learning process, especially after the teacher has posed questions to students, as it is one of the factors in determining quality of students' responses. This article describes the practices of wait-time one after teacher's questions at multiple representation levels among twenty three chemistry…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Reaction Time, Chemistry, Foreign Countries
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Azimi, Mozhgan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The present study wants to find out the reasons for choosing the current methods/techniques for teaching grammar and it also wants to investigate whether there is a relation between teachers' thinking and their actions in the class or not. For this reason, four language teachers were selected. The subjects were selected by non-random sampling.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Parrot, Mary Ann Serdina; Eu, Leong Kwan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
Technology can help develop understanding of abstract mathematical concepts through visualisation and graphic representation. The teaching and learning of calculus can be challenging as it involves abstract and complex ideas. The purpose of this study was to investigate how students and teachers attempt to use TI-Nspire, the latest graphing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics
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Javed, Anam; Kausar, Rukhsana; Khan, Nashi – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The present research was conducted to compare children studying in private and public schools in Pakistan on forgiveness and moral values. It was hypothesized that the type of school and gender of the child are likely to affect forgiveness and moral values in children. A sample of 100 children with equal number of girls and boys was recruited from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Moral Values, Altruism
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Susilana, Rudi; Asra; Herlina – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The aim of this study is to describe how the self-efficacy of curriculum development team (CDT) and curriculum document quality contributed to the implementation of diversified curriculum in elementary schools. This research is a survey study using descriptive method. Schools were the unit of analysis while respondents selected from the schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Implementation
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Rauf, Parwazalam Abdul; Ali, Syed Kamaruzaman Syed; Aluwi, Aliza; Noor, Nor Afizah Mohd – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
This study explores the influence of school culture on the management of professional development in secondary schools in Malaysia. It illustrates how school culture influences the school professional development management. The instrument used in this study is a self-administered questionnaire involving 515 secondary school teachers. The results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, School Culture, Secondary School Teachers
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Lee, Wee Akina Sia Seng; Rengasamy, Shabeshan A/L; Raju, Subramaniam A/L – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
This study was conducted to examine the effectiveness of a two minutes' additional stretching exercise program in a 30 minutes games teaching lesson in improving the flexibility level of 6 year old preschool boys (M = 5.92, SD = 0.27) in a preschool in Malaysia. Fifty (50) preschool boys were selected for the study based on the intact sampling…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Males, Exercise, Physical Education
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Jalilehvand, Maryam; Samuel, Moses – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
Based on the schema theory, it has been found that the background knowledge of males and females differs. This difference in background knowledge can affect the students' reading comprehension. In Iran, although boys and girls study in different schools, they follow the same curricula and syllabuses in all the schools. The present article reports…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Second Language Learning, Reading Processes, Schemata (Cognition)
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Rengasamy, Shabeshan; Raju, Subramaniam; Lee, Wee Akina Sia Seng; Roa, Ramachandran – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of a physical fitness intervention program within a physical education class on cardiovascular endurance of Malaysian secondary school boys and girls. A quasi experimental design was adopted for the study. Two schools in a district were randomly selected. In each school, two classes were randomly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Physical Fitness, Intervention
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