Self-driven co-curricular activities

A subtle way to enhance students' soft skills

JumaliHj Selamat, Khaidzir Ismail, Azizan Ahmad, Siti Arpah Noordin

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Abstract

The concept of co-curriculum in UKMprovides an opportunity for students to hone and master soft skills to improve the quality of self-development. Activities or projects' implementation are student-driven, able to develop soft skills, flexible learning environment and enjoyable, original or authentic, through experiential learning in order to get total learning experience based on trust and honesty. There are free to plan and perform any activities under supervision in order to improve their soft skills.This noble effort intends to help prepare students wholly to face the job market upon graduation.The conceptapplies to UKM students since semester 1 session 2012/2013. It is about 3500 students gain the benefit of new concept of co-curriculum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-291
Number of pages5
JournalWorld Applied Sciences Journal
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Co-curriculum
  • Learning contract
  • Learning outcomes
  • Soft skills
  • Undergraduates

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Self-driven co-curricular activities : A subtle way to enhance students' soft skills. / Selamat, JumaliHj; Ismail, Khaidzir; Ahmad, Azizan; Noordin, Siti Arpah.

In: World Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2013, p. 287-291.

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