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Abedalaziz, Nabeel; Leng, Chin Hai; Alahmadi, Ahlam – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The purpose of the study was to examine gender differences in performance on multiple-choice mathematical ability test, administered within the context of high school graduation test that was designed to match eleventh grade curriculum. The transformed item difficulty (TID) was used to detect a gender related DIF. A random sample of 1400 eleventh…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Test Items, Difficulty Level, Gender Differences
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Vengadasalam, Chander; Mamat, Wan Hasmah Wan; Mail, Fauziah; Sudramanian, Munimah – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
This paper discusses the use of the domain approach in moral education in an upper secondary school in Malaysia. Moral Education needs a creative and an innovative approach. Therefore, a few forms of approaches are used in the teaching-learning of Moral Education. This research describes the use of domain approach which comprises the moral domain…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethical Instruction, Teaching Methods, Social Influences
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Han, Ng Sook; Li, Ho Ket; Sin, Lee Choy; Sin, Keng Pei – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
Reflective writing is often used to increase understanding and analytical ability. The lack of empirical evidence on the effect of reflective writing interventions on the learning of general chemistry lab experiment supports the examination of this concept. The central goal of this exploratory study was to evaluate the students' written…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Laboratory Experiments
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Ebadi, Mandana Rohollahzadeh; Saad, Mohd Rashid Mohd; Abedalaziz, Nabil – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2014
The study examines the effect of explicit form focus instruction and specifically metalinguistic information feedback on the development of both implicit and explicit knowledge of adult English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. Ninety-one subjects at the lower intermediate level were carefully selected through placement test at one of the…
Descriptors: Grammar, Statistical Analysis, Pretests Posttests, Intervention
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Abedalaziz, Nabeel; Leng, Chin Hai – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
Most of the tests and inventories used by counseling psychologists have been developed using CTT; IRT derives from what is called latent trait theory. A number of important differences exist between CTT- versus IRT-based approaches to both test development and evaluation, as well as the process of scoring the response profiles of individual…
Descriptors: Test Theory, Item Response Theory, Difficulty Level, Models
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SuriatiJusoh, Fathen; Alias, Norlidah; Siraj, Saedah; De Witt, Dorothy; Hussin, Zaharah; Darusalam, Ghazali – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
Recruiting and employing native speaker teachers of English Language (NST) in non-native speakers' context are widely practised in countries which learn and use the target language taught by the native speaker teachers (NST) as either as a second or a foreign language. This paper reviews selected journals and thesis on the issues of Native and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Language Teachers, Native Speakers, English (Second Language)
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Azmi, Mohd Nazri Bin Latiff – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This study investigates the impact of the implementation of "Literature Circles" in an Active Learning classroom in relations to developing soft skills among university students. The use of Literature Circles is a well-known strategy in teaching the students to be more creative, independent, and think out of the box. A group of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Active Learning, Reading Instruction
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Radzi, Norfariza Mohd; Ghani, Muhammad Faizal A.; Siraj, Saedah; Afshari, Mojgan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This article presents findings on the essential strategies required at the school site and the relevant people responsible for the effective implementation of school-based financial management in Malaysia. Many lessons have been learned since more than a decade of the school-based financial management reform in Malaysia through the establishment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Resource Allocation, Qualitative Research
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Rena, Syahidah; Abedalaziz, Nabeel; Leng, Chin Hai – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
The main purpose of this study was to state the relationship between the parenting style and students' attitude toward leisure reading. A total of 147 (65 male and 82 female) students from two classes (class five, 80 and class six, 67) were participated in the present study. The Parental Authority Questionnaire (PAQ) and the Elementary Reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parenting Styles, Recreational Reading, Correlation
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Susilana, Rudi; Asra – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
The purpose of national education is to develop skills and build dignified national character and civilization in educating nation life (Act No. 20, 2003). The paper describes a system of quality assurance in culture and character education in primary education. This study employs the six sigma model which consists of the formula DMAIC (Define,…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Values Education, National Curriculum, Cultural Education
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Abubakar, Isa Ado – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
The purpose of the study was to examine students' participation in career guidance activities as mechanism through which young adults are developed into productive, responsible personalities well equipped for life and work in today's technology based society. The study focused on career information search, career exploration and assessment aspects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Student Participation, Career Exploration
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Adnan, Mohamad Azrien Mohamed; Nordin, Mohd Sahari; Ibrahim, Mohd Burhan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This paper aimed at examining the learning strategies constructs and to investigate the relationship between learning strategies and motivation in Arabic courses. The study uses a questionnaire as the information-gathering instrument, and the participants comprised students from two public universities in Peninsular Malaysia who are studying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, Student Motivation, Correlation
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Mei, Chiew Wye; Siraj, Saedah – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on the direct users of the Business Studies curriculum in Malaysia to uncover the perceived gap between what was experienced with what was wanted. Interviews were used to examine the needs of the Form Six (equivalent to "A" level) Business Studies teachers and students. Findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Curriculum Development
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Ali, Syed Kamaruzaman Syed – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This article is related to the study of lesson planning prepared by secondary school Physical Education teachers in the Gombak district. Findings of the study show that Physical Education teachers have prepared lesson plans at satisfactory level (M = 4.13; SD = 0.79). All elements within the lesson planning components achieved high mean scores.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Lesson Plans
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Mei, Chiew Wye; Siraj, Saedah – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2013
This paper is a discourse on the theoretical aspects underpinning the design of the Business Studies curriculum domain. It draws on recent shifts in the business and educational environment of Malaysia, and maps out the methodology and method for expanding and revamping the core ground of the discipline. Using the pragmatic worldview stance, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Curriculum Development, Needs Assessment
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