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Turning industrial visit into rich learning experiences

Ng , Kim Soon and Razzaly, Wahid and Ahmad, Abd Rahman and Lau, Vincent Kum Shen (2017) Turning industrial visit into rich learning experiences. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (4). pp. 2966-2969. ISSN 19366612

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Industrial visit is able to provide a graduate with added advantage of gaining the better understanding of the key elements implicitly emphasized in the production and operations management course. It enables the student to relate their theoretical knowledge with practical aspects of their study covering the curriculum related to operations management of competitive industrial operations, capacity, process technology, design concepts, supply chain, and other operations management aspects of safety, health, environment, society, and its relations with operations performance. This research is in the assessment and evaluation of student’s experiences and learning gains from their industrial visit. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used in this research. Assessment of the students learning experience and different skills they gained throughout industrial visit were analyzed. The result shows that the levels of learning experiences, learning gains and student satisfaction with their study visit were all rated high. Exposure of students to study visit equips them with relevant industry knowledge, skills and conceptual learning. With enough insights and awareness of an actual working setting upon graduated to work in an industrial environment, students will be able to quickly adjust to real situation upon joining the workforce.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Industrial visit; knowledge; learning; curriculum; pedagogy
Subjects: T Technology > T61-173 Technical education. Technical schools
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:14
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:14
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9452
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