Amalan kreativiti dan inovasi melalui Projek Sarjana Muda dalam kalangan pelajar kejuruteraan di UTHM

Saad, Noradilah (2009) Amalan kreativiti dan inovasi melalui Projek Sarjana Muda dalam kalangan pelajar kejuruteraan di UTHM. Masters thesis, Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn.

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Abstract

Malaysia's target is to develop and stabilize its research capability in the Institutions of Higher Education (IPT), which encourages local researchers to be competitive in creating the latest technology and to generate the nation's innovation at global level. IPT student's involvements play an important role in the creativity and innovation culture that can be absorbed through Projek Sarjana Muda (PSM). Hence, this survey is conducted to investigate the student's creativity and innovation in implementing PSM. This study involved as many as 270 respondents from the research sample which comprises of students from Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor in Civil Engineering, session 2008/2009. These students are the ones who are enrolled in PSM for this semester at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). Respondents in this study were chosen randomly. Observation research design was applied by using questionnaires as instruments in collecting data. After the collection stage, the data were analyzed through descriptive and inferential statistics by using SPSS version 14.0 software. Methods that were applied in this study include score mean, analysis factor and multiple regressions. Implementation and mastery of students in creativity and innovation was determined by using score mean whereas major factor which contribute to students creativity and innovation in PSM were analyzed using analysis factor and multiple regression. Research's output shows implementation of student in creativity and innovation is high but in tenns of mastery of student in creativity and innovation, it was found to be at average level only. There are four factors that contribute to student's creativity and innovation, which are individual factor, attitude factor, encouragement factor and personal factor. Individual factor was found to be the major factor that contributed to creativity and innovation. Researcher proposed that students, lecturers and the university itself need to increase and intensify efforts in order to produce more creative and innovative students.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher education
ID Code:955
Deposited By:M.Iqbal Zainal A
Deposited On:20 Apr 2011 10:15
Last Modified:29 Apr 2011 14:42

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