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Students' perceptions of fieldwork of local study ICSS in relation to vision 2020, Malaysia

Salleh, Mohamad Johdi and Abdul Rashid, Adnan and Mohamad, Baharom and Madin, Abu Bakar (2009) Students' perceptions of fieldwork of local study ICSS in relation to vision 2020, Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference on Education 2009: Bridging World-Making Connections in Education, 21-24th May 2009, Bandar Seri Bagawan, Brunei. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Millions of Ringgit were allocated and spent by the government and the agencies to preserve and decorate the national heritage such as the museums, gallery, archives, sites, and other historicar-geographical remains. These were not wasteful when the record showed that local and international people were continuously visiting these sites located across the country. These are also became major tourist attraction which indirectly inculcated knowledge and enhanced appreciation upon the practices of multi-ethnic and multi-cultural Malaysian. Thus, this paper discusses a study on the students' perceptions of fieldwork approaches to Local Studies of the Integrated Curriculum for Secondary Schools (lCSS) Malaysia in. relation to the objectives of Vision 2020 and towards the development of first class human capital. The study was conducted in various types of schools in Perak and Terengganu which involved about eight hundred students. The instruments used were questionnaire and interview. The data was analysed by using SPSS and presented in percentage. The result of the study shows a high relation concerning the students' perceptions of fieldwork approaches and the objectives of Vision 2020, However, there were many wealmesses observed from the study and need effective solution as more students would benefit from the subject.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 777/14539
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Computational and Theoretical Sciences
Depositing User: Sarifah Abdullah
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 14:13
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2012 10:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/14539

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