Methods of increasing learning motivation among students

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Abstract

Learning motivation is important in the life of undergraduates for furthering their studies at university. Therefore, this study was carried out to identify factors of improving learning motivation and to determine methodology that could be used by the Faculty of Islamic Studies to improve the learning motivation among the students. By using systematic random sampling, a total of 291 students from the Second and Third year undergraduates were chosen. The data were collected through questionnaires and being analysed using descriptive statistics. The results of this study showed that the methods that could be implemented to improve learning motivation among Islamic Studies students are enhancement of the identified contributing factors namely the students' personality development, lecturers' career awareness, choice of peers, students' spiritual connection with Allah, family's encouragement, students' financial aid and learning facilities at university.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages138-147
Number of pages10
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventKongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010 - Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia
Duration: 13 Dec 201015 Dec 2010

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

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Keywords

  • Academic performance
  • Islamic Studies
  • Learning motivation
  • Learning problems
  • Spiritual connection with Allah

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Methods of increasing learning motivation among students. / Hanin Hamjah, Salasiah; Ismail, Zainab; Mohamad Rasit, Rosmawati; Rozali, Ermy Azziaty.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18 2011. p. 138-147.

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

Hanin Hamjah, S, Ismail, Z, Mohamad Rasit, R & Rozali, EA 2011, Methods of increasing learning motivation among students. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 18, pp. 138-147, Kongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010, Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia, 13/12/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.021
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