Learning outside the classroom

Effects on student concentration and interest

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Effective teaching and learning is a catalyst towards achievement and success of students at the tertiary level. The study focuses on effective communication techniques in the context of teaching and learning outside the classroom. The respondents consist of first and third year students from the Communication and Public Policy programme at The School of Media and Communication Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). The main objectives of the research are to identify levels of concentration, to measure learning satisfaction levels and to analyse the quality of learning levels of UKM students towards learning issues. Three major aspects addressed in the survey are Learning Concentration, Learning Satisfaction and Quality of Learning. The data obtained show that in the Learning Concentration aspect, learning with a liked person acquired the highest mean score whereas teacher communication skills and a friendly learning environment acquired the highest mean scores in the aspects of Learning Satisfaction and Quality of Learning respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages12-17
Number of pages6
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventKongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010 - Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia
Duration: 13 Dec 201015 Dec 2010

Other

OtherKongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityTanjung Keling, Melaka
Period13/12/1015/12/10

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Keywords

  • Communication techniques
  • Effective communication
  • Learning
  • Learning quality
  • Learning satisfaction
  • Out-of-class learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Learning outside the classroom : Effects on student concentration and interest. / Wan Sulaiman, Wan Ros @ Wan Idros; Mahbob, Maizatul Haizan; Azlan, Arina Anis.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18 2011. p. 12-17.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wan Sulaiman, WRWI, Mahbob, MH & Azlan, AA 2011, Learning outside the classroom: Effects on student concentration and interest. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 18, pp. 12-17, Kongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010, Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia, 13/12/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.003
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