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Journalism education curriculum in Malaysia: A preliminary study in a Malaysian public university

Aripin, Norizah and Ismail, Awan and Yusof, Norhafezah and Ismail, Rizalawati and Mohamad, Noraihan (2014) Journalism education curriculum in Malaysia: A preliminary study in a Malaysian public university. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155. pp. 159-164. ISSN 1877-0428

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The research aims to develop an instrument on perception and expectation of journalism students in Malaysia.The pilot study employs survey research method.The questionnaires were distributed to 30 journalism students in Universiti Utara Malaysia. The data was analyzed based on reliability, validity and descriptive analysis.The findings indicated the instrument is valid and reliable.The majority of the respondents perceived that knowledge and expectations of journalism education are pertinent in developing knowledge and skills of journalism students. Nonetheless, facilities offered need to be enhanced to match the minimum requirement of journalism learning.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: International Conference on Communication and Media 2014 (i-COME’14), Organised by: School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, UUM, 18 - 20 October, 2014, Holiday Villa Beach Hotel and Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Journalism; perception; expectation
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Dr. Norizah Aripin
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2015 08:32
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2016 02:36
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13014

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