Graduate information research skills

T. Subahan Mohd Meerah, Lilia Halim

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Abstract

Malaysia, like other countries, experiences a sudden increase of students pursuing postgraduate education. One of the main reasons is the need to produce more researches for development and innovation. The acquisition of the skill of seeking and acquiring knowledge should be an important outcome of the program. The paper reports an evaluation of the students' knowledge seeking skill and behavior. Generally, students do has low knowledge seeking skills. The students do not use the webbased databases that the university subscribes to and are overly dependent on the general public search engine. Implication of the study discussed a number of alternatives to provide the students in acquiring the skill.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-100
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Learning
Volume18
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Knowledge seeking skill
  • Postgraduate students

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Graduate information research skills. / Meerah, T. Subahan Mohd; Halim, Lilia.

In: International Journal of Learning, Vol. 18, No. 10, 2012, p. 91-100.

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Meerah, T. Subahan Mohd ; Halim, Lilia. / Graduate information research skills. In: International Journal of Learning. 2012 ; Vol. 18, No. 10. pp. 91-100.
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