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Soft skills implementation in construction management program: a comparative study of lecturers and students perspective

Mohd Affandi, Haryanti and Hassan, F. and Ismail, Z. and Mustaffa Kamal, Mohd Firdaus (2012) Soft skills implementation in construction management program: a comparative study of lecturers and students perspective. In: 2012 IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science & Engineering Research (CHUSER 2012), 3-4 December 2012, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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Abstract

This study aimed to identify the soft skill implementation problems in Construction Management Program based on lecturers and students perception. A total of 95 construction management students and 44 construction management lecturers participated in this study. Data were collected using a questionnaire. Among the variable studies were the understanding of terms and definition, soft skills and general attitudes. Result of the study shows that there is a mismatch between students and lecturers perception in soft skills implementation. Future study need to be carried out confirm this mismatch in identifying the gap of soft skills in construction management program based on industry, lectures and students perspective.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: soft skills; construction management program
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2013 04:49
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 08:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3478
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