Soft skills in arcitecture programme at polytechnics: a literature review

Esa, Ahmad and Padil, Suhaili (2014) Soft skills in arcitecture programme at polytechnics: a literature review. In: Persidangan Antarabangsa Kelestarian Insan 2014. Pejabat Penerbit, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Malaysia, Pejabat Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia, pp. 213-223. ISBN 978 9670 468 808

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Abstract

Along with the rapid development of the country in particular, graduates need to be successful academically as well as proficient in the elements of soft skills to compete in the world of work. The demand of reliability market nowadays requires graduates to success in the academic field and possesses knowledge and additional skills such as soft skills to produce skilled workers. However, the mismatch between soft skills possessed by graduates and the skills required by the industry being one of the causes for graduates are not qualified. Based on multiple intelligence theory, each person have different level of skills and efficencies. This study attempts to evaluate soft skills among diploma of architecture student’s in Malaysian polytechnics and the relationship between soft skills and multiple intelligence theory based on literature review. The importance and needs of soft skills in producing competent graduates will also be discussed.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:soft skills; multiple intelligence theory; architecture programme; Malaysian polytechnics; literature review.
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050 Educational psychology
Divisions:Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Vocational Education
ID Code:5477
Deposited By:Prof. Madya Dr Ahmad Bin Esa
Deposited On:22 May 2014 12:27
Last Modified:18 May 2015 14:36

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