The impact on quality of students through participation in international challenge project - A case study on UKM's students

Yusoff Ali, Taib Iskandar Mohamad, Azhari Shamsudeen

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    Abstract

    A survey was conducted to find the impact of quality of students and the experience gained through international challenges outdoor project activities which involved the students of the UKM. The survey was done on the students that participated in the Shell Eco Marathon which was first organized in Malaysia and in Asia region. The objective is to find out whether the students have acquired creativity, self confidence, team work, good management and good communication through project and how the students work in team in achieving the goals of the project. This brief analysis of the survey has shown that the response of the students on quality of good management, good communication and teamwork. There is some indication that project outdoor sports activities have create effective way to poster good management and communication among the team. However, on creativity and innovative thinking, the students have not acquired full creativity and innovative idea on transferring the academic knowledge applied into the project. The hard working effort has created integration among some races Malays and Chinese but the participation of Indian need to be improved. Various qualities, such as cooperation, the self confidence, yearning to be the champion and good leadership were discovered. The hard working effort and high commitment has been shown by the students to work together and having good leadership, good management and good communication. The creativity of the group is still need improvement. This survey has also shown that the project generates healthy understanding amongst students, for integration and exchanges of views for environmental conservation and future sustainable of human life in this region as well as in the whole world. The result of the survey clearly support the positive thinking of the students to demonstrate the good management and good communication amongst the group member and that what takes them to be successful in real life.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010
    Pages79-82
    Number of pages4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    Event2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010 - Kuala Lumpur
    Duration: 8 Dec 20109 Dec 2010

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    Other2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010
    CityKuala Lumpur
    Period8/12/109/12/10

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    Students
    participation
    student
    creativity
    communication
    Communication
    management
    self-confidence
    leadership
    poster
    teamwork
    Sports
    group membership
    Malaysia
    indication
    Conservation
    conservation
    commitment
    experience
    Group

    Keywords

    • creativity
    • good management
    • outdoor international project
    • Shell-eco marathon competition
    • student quality
    • student teamwork

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering (miscellaneous)
    • Education

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    Ali, Y., Mohamad, T. I., & Shamsudeen, A. (2010). The impact on quality of students through participation in international challenge project - A case study on UKM's students. In 2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010 (pp. 79-82). [5940768] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEED.2010.5940768

    The impact on quality of students through participation in international challenge project - A case study on UKM's students. / Ali, Yusoff; Mohamad, Taib Iskandar; Shamsudeen, Azhari.

    2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010. 2010. p. 79-82 5940768.

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

    Ali, Y, Mohamad, TI & Shamsudeen, A 2010, The impact on quality of students through participation in international challenge project - A case study on UKM's students. in 2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010., 5940768, pp. 79-82, 2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010, Kuala Lumpur, 8/12/10. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEED.2010.5940768
    Ali Y, Mohamad TI, Shamsudeen A. The impact on quality of students through participation in international challenge project - A case study on UKM's students. In 2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010. 2010. p. 79-82. 5940768 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEED.2010.5940768
    Ali, Yusoff ; Mohamad, Taib Iskandar ; Shamsudeen, Azhari. / The impact on quality of students through participation in international challenge project - A case study on UKM's students. 2010 2nd International Congress on Engineering Education: Transforming Engineering Education to Produce Quality Engineers, ICEED2010. 2010. pp. 79-82
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