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Infusion of generic skills through co-curricular activities at Malaysian polytechnics

Esa, Ahmad and Md Yunos, Jailani and Kaprawi, Noraini and Salleh, Berhannudin (2006) Infusion of generic skills through co-curricular activities at Malaysian polytechnics. The Malaysian Technologist , 1. pp. 11-19.


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The purpose of this study is to identify ability in applying generic skill ability among Malaysian polytechnic students after having learned the subject through co-curricular activities. The research design adopted a descriptive research of the sample survey type involving 409 polytechnic using a set of questionnaire as the research instrument. Findings of the study shows the respondents acknowledge that have the ability to apply several generic skills in management context such as skills in planning, organizing, implementing management tasks, making assessments, managing conflicts and conducting control. The study thus concludes that Malaysian polytechnic students can develop generic skills through co-curricular subject.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: generic skills; co-curricular; polytechnics; Malaysia
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Nurul Elmy Mohd. Yusof
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 02:00
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2011 02:00
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2181
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