Tacit knowledge: the explanatory study of the impact of ppsmi towards English fluency among university students / Mohd Zool Hilmie Mohamed Sawal...[et al.]

Mohamed Sawal, Mohd Zool Hilmie and Azmi, Nor Azlina and Noordin, Nazni and Zakaria, Zaherawati (2010) Tacit knowledge: the explanatory study of the impact of ppsmi towards English fluency among university students / Mohd Zool Hilmie Mohamed Sawal...[et al.]. In: ICOPS 2010 : International Conference on Public Polices & Social Sciences : E-Proceedings, 26 to 27 May 2010, SP Inn Hotel, Sungai Petani Kedah, Malaysia.

Abstract

Malaysian’s former prime minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad introduced Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Sains dan Matematik dalam Bahasa Inggeris (PPSMI) in 2003. It is a Malaysian Government policy aiming towards primary and secondary schools in Malaysia with the purpose to improve English fluency among Malaysian pupils. In this policy, Science and Mathematics subject will be fully thought in English instead of the previous Bahasa Melayu. This paper tries to explore the impact of PPSMI towards tacit knowledge among university students to determine the effectiveness of this program whether or not it helps these students with their higher learning pursue in local and private universities among which writing skills, presentation skills, text book comprehensiveness including class discussion period were involved.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mohamed Sawal, Mohd Zool Hilmiezoolhilmie@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Azmi, Nor Azlinanazlina@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Noordin, Nazninazni@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Zakaria, Zaherawatizaherawati@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Lectures and lecturing
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Educational tests and measurements
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus
Event Title: ICOPS 2010 : International Conference on Public Polices & Social Sciences : E-Proceedings
Event Dates: 26 to 27 May 2010
Page Range: pp. 1-12
Item ID: 33403
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tacit knowledge; PPSMI; Knowledge
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33403

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