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Values in practice workshop in polytechnic

Esa, Ahmad and Sapie, Aime Suraya (2012) Values in practice workshop in polytechnic. Educational Technology. pp. 10957-10960. ISSN 2229-712X

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Abstract

Nowadays, education serves to provide guidance to students who lack in their values,courtesy and politeness. However, good values are still unsatisfactory amongst students in the workshop. There are students who do not adhere to the rules resulting in wastage of workshop materials, and thus causing problems in the workshop management. This research is undertaken to survey the extent of the practice of moral values in a workshop at a polytechnic during teaching and learning sessions. The main instruments used to support the research are questionnaires and observations. A total of 365 students were selected as respondents from two polytechnics, namely Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah and Sultan Zainal Abidin. Four aspects of moral values are measured: cooperation, crafts, physical and mental hygiene and respect. Data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science Version 16.0 (SPSS 16.0) with the appropriate mean, standard deviation and minimum score t-test. The results revealed that the overall practice of values amongst polytechnic students is high and there were no differences in the practices between the two polytechnics.Therefore, researcher proposed several techniques to ensure students apply value as suggestion model.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: values; workshop; polytechnic
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB3602 School life. Student manners and customs
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2013 09:00
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2013 06:59
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3319
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