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Adopting strategic interventions in substantiating university functions: identifying the components of university-community engagement

Abd Rahman, Shukran and Md. Yunus, Aida Suraya and Azman, Norzaini and Shuib, Munir and Abdul Rahim, Asyirah and Masron, Tarmiji (2019) Adopting strategic interventions in substantiating university functions: identifying the components of university-community engagement. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 14 (2). pp. 1-15. ISSN 19064675 E-ISSN 2651-2246

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Abstract

Education in Malaysia is a continuous process to develop individuals’ physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual capacity. Such are the core components in the Malaysia’s National Education Philosophy, befitting the functions of university which focus on developing the intellectual, educational, and social capacity among individuals in the society. In enhancing university functions, various initiatives have been taken by applying behavioural science knowledge and principles in designing academic activities. This paper reports the findings of a study which identified the components of university-community engagement concept as viewed by eminent HE leaders, school students, business community and non-governmental organisation. They highlighted the importance of university-community engagement programmes which epitomise the strategic intervention technique of a system development. The findings shed light on the approaches to be taken by universities in substantiating its functions to develop individual’s competencies.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2032/77943
Uncontrolled Keywords: University-community engagement; Strategic intervention; University functions.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: AP Dr Shukran Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2020 12:25
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 16:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77943

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