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Penilaian terhadap prestasi pelajar dan pengurusan program praktikum Universiti Utara Malaysia

Lim, Khong Chiu and Mahat, Nor Idayu and Hassan, Shahizan and Chik, Abdul Razak and Yahya, Mohd Azlan (2010) Penilaian terhadap prestasi pelajar dan pengurusan program praktikum Universiti Utara Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Learning & Instruction, 7. pp. 133-164. ISSN 2180-2483

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Purpose – The main focus of this study is to obtain the feedback from organisations with regards to the performance of UUM’s practicum students and practicum programme management. Method – A total of 438 organisations from different industrial backgrounds participated in this study. Data collection was carried out by using a uestionnaire which consists of five main components measuring respondents’ profile, students’ performance, practicum programme management, performances comparison with other universities, and the suitability of the practicum programme. Findings – The feedback obtaimed indicates that the participating organisations are satisfi ed with the performance of UUM students in preparing themselves for real work environment.The practicum management system that is practised by Centre for University-Industry Link (UIL) is also considered well organised and efficient. In addition, this study shows that there is no obvious difference between UUM students’ performance and students of other universities. Value – Several suggestions to improve students’ skills and practicum management system are identified.Information gathered can provide important insights from the perspective of organizations which can be valuable in improving the industrial training/practicum programmes as well as the overall academic programmes for future professionals and managers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Industrial training/practicum, Programme management, Student’s performance, Organization, Feedback
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2012 02:51
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2012 02:51

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