Improving teaching quality in a public university : a case of UiTM / Rugayah Hashim … [et al.]

Hashim, Rugayah and Abdullah, Normah and Abd. Hamid, Hamidi and Musa, Mohd. Supi and Abdul Rahim, Rosli (2006) Improving teaching quality in a public university : a case of UiTM / Rugayah Hashim … [et al.]. Journal of Administrative Science, 3 (2). pp. 1-10. ISSN 1675-1302


The Malaysian government is placing more emphasis on public universities to perform and contribute towards the economic growth through quality education (9MP, 2006). Hence to ensure this outcome, academic excellence at all the public universities are guided by five tenets or star areas which comprise of : teaching and learning, R&D, community services, internationalization and, harnessing the full potential of the university (MoHE, 2006). In Malaysia, the Ministry of Higher Education has divided public universities into two categories: teaching or research. Currently, UiTM is a teaching university as the university still offers diploma courses. However, UiTM aspires to be a research intensive university (RIU) by the year 2010.


Item Type: Article
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Hashim, Rugayah
Abdullah, Normah
Abd. Hamid, Hamidi
Musa, Mohd. Supi
Abdul Rahim, Rosli
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Study and teaching. Research
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Administrative Science
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Administrative Science (JAS)
ISSN: 1675-1302
Volume: 3
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 1-10
Keywords: improving teaching quality; public university; UiTM
Date: December 2006
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