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Learning Time Management Practices Among Students in UiTM Perlis Branch

  • Noraini IsmailEmail author
  • Jamalia Aurani
  • Sharipah Isa
  • Zainab Mohd Zain
  • Mohd Asri Abdullah
Conference paper

Abstract

Student learning time (SLT) is learning hours set/prescribed for a course that consists of hours for learning activities in the classroom (face to face) and also learning outside the class hour (non-face to face). SLT is to be met to fulfill one of the requirements for accreditation by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). A survey by circulating questionnaires was conducted at UiTM Perlis Branch involving 50 first-semester students from various faculties. The purpose of the study is to identify the effectiveness of the use of SLT for course code CTU101 (Fundamentals of Islam). This study found that 100% of the respondents can fulfill hours of face-to-face (F2F) learning in accordance with the provisions of the course, but 56% of the respondents were not able to use non-face-to-face (non-F2F) learning hours by a predetermined amount. This happened because students had no specific plans and were unable to discipline themselves to comply with the implementation of SLT. One hundred percent of the students agreed that SLT or non-F2F learning hours would be better if they were guided and monitored directly by the lecturers. Therefore, the researchers would like to recommend a guidance book called PSK Smart Kit to facilitate the lecturers provide guidance and monitor the use of SLT for the students.

Keywords

Student’s learning time (SLT) Learning hours PSK Smart Kit 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noraini Ismail
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jamalia Aurani
    • 1
  • Sharipah Isa
    • 1
  • Zainab Mohd Zain
    • 2
  • Mohd Asri Abdullah
    • 3
  1. 1.Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS)Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan PerlisArauMalaysia
  2. 2.Academy of Language Studies (APB)Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan MelakaMelakaMalaysia
  3. 3.Matriculation College PerlisArauMalaysia

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